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CFTC Issues Amended Margin Comparability Determination for Japan

Japan is deemed comparable for two additional aspects of Margin for Uncleared Swaps The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today unanimously approved an amended comparability determination that would extend the substituted compliance permitted for Japan’s…

Will This Case Limit CFTC’s Manipulation Power

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) power to prosecute market manipulation may be determined by a case making its way through federal court. The Futures Industry Association (FIA) held its most recent webinar entitled “CEA…

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In CFTC Action, Court Orders Precious Metals Trader…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that Judge Vanessa Bryant of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut issued a Final Judgment and Consent Order on February 5, 2019,…

CFTC has Surprising Spoofing Rules

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) can charge a firm with violating spoofing related statutes even if no spoofing occurred. The Futures Industry Association held its latest webinar entitled: “Spoofing, Surveillance, & Supervision.” Attorneys from…

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CFTC Orders Commodity Trading Firm and Principal to…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Jonathan Hansen (Hansen) of Dana Point, California, and his Newport Beach, California, based company, Newport Private Capital LLC, (NPC), for…

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CFTC Charges Chicago-area Trader with Ongoing Forex and…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement action against Dro Kholamian of Barrington, Illinois, and his company, Blue Star Trading, LLC (Blue Star), an Illinois limited liability company with an office…

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CFTC and State of Utah Charge Salt Lake…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Securities, through its Attorney General, jointly filed a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the District of…