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Morgan Lewis | USA | 21 May 2019

FinCEN Issues Guidance on Cryptos

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently issued guidance consolidating current FinCEN regulations, rulings, and guidance about


Morgan Lewis | USA | 11 Mar 2019

CFTC Announces Self-Reporting Guidance on Foreign Corrupt Practices

Practitioners active in derivative markets regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are well familiar with the US Court of


Morgan Lewis | USA | 21 Feb 2019

SEC Proposes Risk Mitigation Rules for Uncleared Security-Based Swaps

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted on December 19, 2018, to propose rules that would require the mandatory use of certain risk


Morgan Lewis | USA | 12 Oct 2018

Court: Cryptocurrencies Are Commodities Even Without Futures

As readers of our blog are aware, courts and regulators are playing catch-up when it comes to cryptocurrencies, and to interpreting existing laws and


Morgan Lewis | USA | 11 Oct 2018

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

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a rule to streamline its regulation of commodity pool operators and commodity trading


Morgan Lewis | USA | 3 Oct 2018

CFTC Announces Insider Trading Task Force Following Charges Against Energy Trader

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on September 28 that it has created an Insider Trading & Information Protection Task Force


Morgan Lewis | USA | 17 Jul 2018

CFTC, SEC Sign New Memorandum of Understanding on Information Sharing

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) collectively the Commissionsannounced


Morgan Lewis | USA | 16 Jul 2018

CFTC Issues Largest-Ever Whistleblower Award

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) awarded approximately $30 million to a whistleblower who voluntarily provided key original


Morgan Lewis | USA | 13 Jun 2018

SEC Approves E-Delivery of Shareholder Reports, Requests Comments on Other Areas

The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted Rule 30e-3 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which will provide registered funds


Morgan Lewis | USA | 24 Jan 2018

Cryptocurrencies Increasingly Coming Under Federal Microscope

Recent events in the cryptocurrency markets, including the wild swings in the trading prices of bitcoin, the growing incidence of initial coin

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