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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2018

CFTC Proposes Broader Relief for Commodity Pool Operators

On Oct. 9, 2018, in a wide-ranging notice of proposed rulemaking (the "KISS Proposal"), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed (1) to

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 2 Oct 2018

The New Normal in Commodity Derivatives Enforcement Actions: ‘Cooperative Enforcement’ and Implications for Private Fund Managers

In its budget request for fiscal year 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) outlined an increasingly muscular enforcement effort

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA, India | 17 May 2018

Commodities Roundup

This Alert contains a summary of recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and futures exchanges developments...

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 14 Nov 2017

Bitcoin Derivatives and Expanded CFTC Jurisdiction

Bitcoin derivatives are coming to mainstream exchanges. CME Group, one of the world’s largest operators of futures exchanges, recently announced that

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 18 Oct 2017

LabCFTC Releases Primer on Virtual Currencies

Yesterday, LabCFTC, an initiative by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to promote FinTech innovations, released a “Primer on Virtual

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 11 Jul 2017

CFTC Provides Position Aggregation Relief for Private Fund Managers and Others

On Aug. 10, 2017, the staff of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued no-action relief that makes existing exemptions from position

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 8 Jun 2017

CFTC Updates and Modernizes Electronic Recordkeeping Rules for Hedge Fund Managers and Other Registrants

On May 23, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved amendments to CFTC Rule 1.31, which sets forth recordkeeping obligations for

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 21 Dec 2016

Recent CFTC Rule Changes That Affect Hedge and Private Equity Fund Managers

In recent weeks, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued several final rules and rule proposals that directly affect hedge fund

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 15 Dec 2015

The CFTC brings (and settles) its first insider-trading case: implications for all private fund managers

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently settled its first-ever insider-trading case, relying on new powers granted to it under the

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 21 Sep 2015

Cybersecurity update: takeaways from OCIE’s examination initiative and the NFA’s rulemaking proposal

As the end of 2015 approaches, financial regulators continue to emphasize the risk that poor cybersecurity poses to market integrity and financial

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