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CFTC Charges Trader with Spoofing in Financial Futures…

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order filing and settling charges against Benjamin Cox, a trader and CFTC-registered floor broker based in Chicago, Illinois, for engaging in spoofing in the…

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CFTC Orders ADM Investor Services Inc. to Pay…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling charges against ADM Investor Services Inc. (ADMIS), a registered futures commission merchant located in Chicago, Illinois.  The Order requires ADMIS to…

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CFTC Approves Proposed Rule to Improve Data Quality…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today approved a proposed rule to improve the quality of swap data and to update and streamline regulations related to swap data repository (SDR) operations and governance.…

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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…

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CFTC Obtains $2.1 Million Judgment Against Iowa Commodity…

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that on November 26, an Order and Judgment by Default (Order) was entered against Lon Olen Friedrichsen (Friedrichsen) of Alton, Iowa in connection with a fraudulent scheme…