On November 2 2016 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Chair Timothy Massad has signed a counterpart to a memorandum of understanding with the superintendent of securities for Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian minister for intergovernmental affairs.(1) The memorandum was originally executed on March 25 2014 and contemplates cooperation on the regulation of markets and organised trading platforms, central counterparties, trade repositories and intermediaries, dealers and other market participants.

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