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CFTC Announces Insider Trading Task Force and New Insider Trading Case
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") filed a complaint on September 28, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New


CFTC Cryptocurrency Enforcement Receives Further Judicial Support
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) obtained an important court win and boost to its regulatory authority over Cryptocurrencies this


District Of Massachusetts Denies Motion To Dismiss, Finds Virtual Currency “My Big Coin” Is A Commodity Under Commodity Exchange Act
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

On September 26, 2018, Judge Rya W. Zobel of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied a motion to dismiss a complaint


Judge: The CFTC Has Authority to Regulate All Cryptocurrencies as Commodities
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

On Sept. 26, 2018, Judge Rya Zobel, of the United States District Court of Massachusetts, held for the purposes of ruling on a pretrial motion that


CFTC Chairman Releases White Paper on “Cross-Border Swaps Regulation Version 2.0”
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

On October 1, 2018, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Chairman Christopher Giancarlo released a White Paper titled "Cross-Border Swaps


Legal Alert: Virtual currencies as commoditiesCFTC wins battle in the fight to define cryptocurrencies as commodities but has it won the war?
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2018

Recently, a United States District Court in Massachusetts ruled in favor of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) argument that a


One Pie, Many Slices: Recent Court Decisions Carve Up SEC and CFTC Jurisdiction in Virtual Currency
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2018

Three recent actions in federal court illustrate the interplay among federal regulators overseeing virtual currency, offer important support for the


Recent Court Decisions Shine Spotlight on Scope of CFTC’s Dodd-Frank Anti-Fraud and Anti-Manipulation Enforcement Authority
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

Recent federal court decisions, and a pending appeal in the Ninth Circuit, highlight disagreement among the courts as to the scope of the Commodity


SEC and CFTC Charge a Bitcoin-Funded International Securities Dealer
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2018

On September 27, 2018, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) charged an international


Introducing Broker and Associated Person Charged by CFTC With Insider Trading
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a lawsuit against EOX Holdings LLC, a Commission-registered introducing broker, and one of its