On June 27, 2016, a federal judge denied Kraft Foods Group Inc.’s (“Kraft”) motion to dismiss a proposed class action against the company for
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) is seeking comments regarding an amendment (Submission No. 16-67) ICE Futures U.S. (“ICE”) has
Effective March 18, 2016 and April 4, 2016 respectively, the major U.S. futures exchanges, ICE Futures U.S., Inc. ("ICE") and the CME Group
On November 4, 2015, the Chairman of the CFTC, Timothy Massad, gave a speech to the Futures Industry Association Futures and Options Expo, in which
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is engaged in its first court battle interpreting its new anti-manipulation authority under the
This report summarizes material notices from CME Group and ICE Futures, with a particular focus on energy. It is not intended to be a comprehensive
As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight recently reminded market participants in a
At a public meeting on April 27, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or the Commission) proposed two new rulemakings pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) to address: (i) the further definition of certain products regulated by the Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under Dodd-Frank, including "swap"; and (ii) capital requirements for non-bank swap dealers and major swap participants (SDMSPs).
Exercising new authority Congress conferred on it in the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), in a January 13 rulemaking proposal the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposes to impose limit on holdings of certain derivatives, including swaps linked to energy commodity prices.
On January 13, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NOPR") regarding the imposition of federally-mandated position limits for derivatives, including swaps, under the CFTC's new authority over derivatives markets pursuant to the Dodd Frank Act.