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DSIO Director Explains Thematic Commodity Pool Operator, Swap Dealer Review Program

USA - November 4 2019 In late September, the director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) of the US Commodity Futures Trading...

Michael M. Philipp.

Recent Developments in the Regulatory Treatment of Cryptoassets in the United Kingdom and United States

USA, United Kingdom - August 15 2019 Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic continue to monitor and address cryptoasset and distributed ledger technology activities. We recently posted...

Andrew M. Ray, Steven Lightstone.

CFTC ‘Clarifies’ Anti-Money Laundering Rule Obligations of Certain Introducing Brokers

USA - August 5 2019 A recent interpretation by the CFTC (in consultation with FinCEN) of the customer identification program and beneficial ownership rules...

Ignacio A. Sandoval.

A Light Lift: CFTC Proposes to Codify Existing No-Action Relief and Other Relief Applicable to CPOs and CTAs

USA - October 11 2018 The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a rule to streamline its regulation of commodity pool operators and commodity trading...

Joshua B. Sterling, Brendan R. Kalb, Michael M. Philipp.

NFA Sets Effective Date for Disclosure Requirements in Virtual Currency Activities

USA - August 16 2018 The National Futures Association (NFA) announced the effective date of its interpretive notice that establishes virtual currency disclosure...

Brendan R. Kalb, Alexander Starr, Laura E. Flores.