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Baker McKenzie | USA, Singapore, European Union | 10 Apr 2019

Mutual Recognition for Singapore and US, EU Derivatives Trading Venues

Exercising its powers under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently passed the: to respectively


Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 14 Dec 2018

Federal District Court Dismisses CFTC Price Manipulation Claims and Resets the Standard of Intent Debate

Few price manipulation cases brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ever go to trial. The CFTC case filed against the trading


Ropes & Gray LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2018

Screaming into a Pit: CFTC Gets Empty Response to Market Manipulation Claims

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


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2018

CFTC Publishes Primer on Smart Contracts

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) recently published a detailed primer on smart contracts. The Primer discusses their functionality


Hogan Lovells | USA | 31 Oct 2018

A look at the regulators that could and should regulate cryptocurrencies in the United States

Bitcoin and other digital assets were conceived as radical, decentralized currencies that would operate independently, outside of traditional banking


Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2018

The Distributed Ledger: Blockchain, Digital Assets and Smart Contracts

This is the inaugural issue of The Distributed Ledger, a periodic publication covering the latest trends and developments in blockchain technology


K&L Gates | USA | 20 Aug 2018

CFTC and NFA Announce Changes in Regulation Regarding Position Limits and Virtual Currency

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), the U.S. federal regulatory agency for futures and other derivatives, and the National Futures


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 5 Aug 2018

Alleged Spoofer Exonerated in Criminal Trial Agrees in Principle to CFTC Settlement;Two More Purported Spoofers Criminally Charged

Andre Flotron, the former UBS trader accused of conspiracy to defraud in connection with purported spoofingtype trading activity involving precious


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | United Kingdom, Canada | 17 Apr 2018

UK FCA publishes statement on Cryptocurrency derivatives

On April 6, 2018, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a statement on cryptocurrency derivatives (the FCA Statement) indicating


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 21 Jan 2018

CBOE Futures Exchange Proposes Change to Trading Halt Rule for Bitcoin Futures

CBOE Futures Exchange proposed revised rules governing trading halts in Bitcoin Futures. Among other things, the amended rules create additional

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