02 September 2015

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CFTC proposes to improve swaps reporting

20 August 2015  |  1700 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today voted to propose amendments to existing regulations in order to provide additional clarity to swap counterparties and registered entities regarding their reporting obligations for cleared swap transactions; and to improve the efficiency of data collection and maintenance associated with the reporting of the swaps involved in a cleared swap transaction.

 

UK trader arrested over 2010 'flash crash'

21 April 2015  |  3594 views  |  0 News

A British futures trader has been arrested after US authorities accused him of contributing to the 2010 "flash crash," which saw the S&P 500 index plummet 600 points in minutes, sending shockwaves through the global financial system.

 

CFTC fines ICE Futures $3 million for reporting errors

16 March 2015  |  251 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against ICE Futures U.S., Inc. (ICE), a designated contract market (DCM), for submitting inaccurate and incomplete reports and data to the CFTC over at least a 20-month period, from at least October 2012 through at least May 2014.

 

CFTC finds deficiencies in market compliance

25 November 2014  |  1864 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (Division) today issued three separate rule enforcement reviews of certain Designated Contract Markets (DCMs).

 

CFTC launches SmartCheck campaign to raise awareness on financial fraud

20 November 2014  |  1847 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today launched CFTC SmartCheck, a new national campaign to help investors identify and protect themselves against financial fraud.

 

CFTC slaps banks with $1.4 billion penalty over FX benchmark rates manipulation

12 November 2014  |  1323 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued five Orders filing and settling charges against Citibank N.A. (Citibank), HSBC Bank plc (HSBC), JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. (JPMorgan), The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) and UBS AG (UBS) (collectively, the Banks) for attempted manipulation of, and for aiding and abetting other banks' attempts to manipulate, global foreign exchange (FX) benchmark rates to benefit the positions of certain traders.

 

CFTC fines Morgan Stanley Smith Barney for KYC failings

16 September 2014  |  1974 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC (Morgan Stanley), a CFTC-registered Futures Commission Merchant, for improper supervision and records violations.

 

Industry lobby attacks CFTC's surveillance plans

06 August 2014  |  934 views  |  0 Company announcement

FIA and the FIA Principal Traders Group sent a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday, urging the CFTC to leverage existing resources as it works to develop a 21st-century surveillance system.

 

CFTC fines JPMorgan for erroneous large trader reporting

29 July 2014  |  1661 views  |  0 Company announcement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (JPMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and a CFTC-registered Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), for submitting inaccurate reports to the CFTC relating to the required reporting of positions held by certain large traders whose accounts are carried by JPMS.

 

CFTC extends designation of DTCC-Swift as LEI provider

29 July 2014  |  1027 views  |  0 Company announcement

In order to further the smooth transition to a global system of legal entity identification, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) issued an Amended and Restated Order on July 22, 2014, extending the designation of the utility operated by DTCC-Swift as the provider of legal entity identifiers, or LEIs, pursuant to the Commission's swap data recordkeeping and reporting rules.

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