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Screaming into a Pit: CFTC Gets Empty Response to Market Manipulation Claims
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

In an opinion released on November 30, 2018, Federal Circuit Judge Richard Sullivan dismissed a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading


CFTC v. WilsonCourt Rules against CFTC in Commodities Manipulation Bench Trial: Court Holds that Open-Market Bids and Offers Made with an Honest Desire to Trade Cannot Support Liability under the Commodity Exchange Act
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

In a November 30, 2018 decision made public on Monday of this week, Judge Richard Sullivan, formerly of the Southern District of New York (now Second


Federal judge finds in favor of defendants Donald Wilson and DRW Investments, LLC in market manipulation case brought by the CFTC
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 30, 2018, nearly two years after the trial concluded, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York found in favor of


CFTC Chairman Authors White Paper on Cross Border Swaps Regulation Version 2.0
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

On October 1, 2018, Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") published a White Paper entitled


US CFTC issues primer on smart contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

What has happened? The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has released a guide on smart contracts, covering potential applications and


CFTC permanently fixes the swap dealing de minimis exemption threshold at $8 billion
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

On November 5, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) unanimously adopted a final rule to set a permanent $8 billion swap dealing


CFTC Takes Action on Rules Relating to Swaps and Swap Execution Facilities
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2018

In a 5-0 vote, the CFTC adopted an amendment to the definition of the term “swap dealer” to set the permanent aggregate gross notional amount


N.D. Illinois Refuses To Expand Reach of Commodity Exchange Act Whistleblower Provisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

On October 22, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a first-impression


CFTC Proposes Amendments to Regulatory Framework for Certain CPOs and CTAs and New Exemption for CPOs of Non-U.S. Pools
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on October 9, 2018 to amend certain aspects of the current regulatory


Court Finds That Virtual Currency Is a CommodityFor the Time Being
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On September 26, 2018, a US federal court found that virtual currency constitutes a class of items that are commodities under the Commodity Exchange