Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Names Charles Cutshall as Chief Privacy Officer

Washington, DC (STL.News) — Charles Cutshall has been named Chief Privacy Officer of the Commodity Futures…

CFTC News: CFTC Approves a Final Rule to Provide Exception to Annual Privacy Notice Requirement

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Friday approved a final rule to…

CFTC News: CFTC Staff Issues No-Action Relief to Facilitate Prime Brokerage Activities on SEFs

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary…

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission News: CFTC Staff Issues Research Report on Impact of Automated Orders in Futures Markets

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Intelligence Branch in the Division…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer, Royal Metals Group, Chelsea Gless, Its Owner, to Pay More than $2.3 Million for Fraud, Misappropriation in Gold, Silver Scheme

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) today announced that the U.S. District…

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Proprietary Trader, Kevin Crepeau, with Spoofing in Soybean Futures Markets

Washington, DC – Jan. 31, 2019 – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an…

CFTC News: CFTC’s Release Schedule for Delayed Market Data Reports

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Intelligence Branch of the Division of…

Business News: Agencies Invite Comment on a Proposal to Exclude Community Banks from the Volcker Rule

Washington DC – Five federal financial regulatory agencies on Friday invited public comment on a proposal that…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Commodity Pool Operators to Pay More Than $23 Million in Restitution and Penalties for Fraud and Misappropriation of Investors Funds

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that on December 3, a…

CFTC News: CFTC and State of Utah Amend Their Complaint Against Rust Rare Coin and Gaylen Rust to Charge Additional Defendants for Participating in $200 Million Salt Lake City Precious Metals Ponzi Scheme

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Utah Department of Commerce, Division…

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Chicago-area Trader, Dro Kholamian, with Ongoing Forex and Commodity Fraud

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Defendants to Pay More Than $11 Million in Connection with Commodity Pool Fraud

Permanent injunction issued against Scott Allensworth d.b.a. Capital Growth Group Associates and Cobra Development Group, LLP,…

CFTC News: CFTC Wins Judgment against Commodities Trader, Mark R. Slobodnik, for Commodity Pool Fraud, Including Misappropriating Funds

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that Defendant Mark R. Slobodnik…

CFTC News: Commissioner Behnam Announces Members of the Market Risk Advisory Committee’s Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee

Washington, DC — Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Rostin Behnam today announced the members of…

Business News: CFTC Allows Additional UK Multilateral Trading Facilities to Operate without CFTC Registration as Exempt SEFs

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an amended order that will…

CFTC News: CFTC Approves a Proposed Rule to Provide Exception to Annual Privacy Notice Requirement

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today approved a proposed rule to revise…

CFTC News: CFTC and K-State to Host 2nd Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Center for Risk Management Education…

CFTC News: CFTC Approves a Final Rule to Amend Uncleared Swap Margin Requirements

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has approved a…

CFTC News: CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Announces Staff Appointments

Washington, DC — Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Dan Berkovitz announced that Erik Remmler will…

CFTC News: CFTC Division of Enforcement Issues Report on FY 2018 Results

Washington, DC — The Division of Enforcement (DOE) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today…

CFTC News: In CFTC Action, Federal Court Orders Hedge Fund and Its Principals To Pay More Than $1 Million for Fraud and Registration Violations

Washington, DC — A federal court in New York has entered orders against Kevin P. Whylie…

CFTC News: CFTC Orders Former Virtual Currency Trader to Pay More than $1.1 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin Scheme

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling…

CFTC News: CFTC Orders Commerzbank AG to Pay $12 Million for Swap Dealing Violations and for Misleading Statements to the CFTC

Washington DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously…

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Former Deutsche Bank Trader with Fraudulently Mismarking Swaps

Division of Enforcement also Issues Declination Letter to Deutsche Bank in Recognition of its Self-Reporting, Full…

CFTC News: CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump Announces Staff Appointments

Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Dawn D. Stump announced that Dan…

CFTC News: CFTC Voted on Open Meeting Agenda Items

Washington, DC — At an open meeting today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) voted unanimously…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

Washington, DC – A New York federal court has ordered New York corporation Gelfman Blueprint, Inc.…

CFTC News: Federal Court in New York Orders Kevin Antonovich to Pay $554,375 Judgment for Commodity Pool Fraud

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge I. Leo Glasser of…

CFTC News: Federal Court in Chicago Enters $14 Million Judgment against Options Trader, Thomas C. Lindstrom, for Fraudulent Options Scheme

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) yesterday announced that Judge John Robert…

CFTC News: U.S. Senate Confirms Stump, Berkovitz as CFTC Commissioners

WASHINGTON, DC — Late Tuesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nominations of Dawn Stump and Dan…