Cyber risks are the "number one threat to 21st century financial markets", far outstripping the disruptive potential of advances in automated trading and emerging technologies like the blockchain, a senior official at the Commodity Futurues Trading Commission has warned.
Interactive Data, a leading provider of low-latency technology and market data feed services and GlobalRisk, a developer of risk management software, have collaborated to deliver trading risk analysis and financial data to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ), an Australia-based financial services company, for failing to comply with its obligation to submit accurate large trader reports (LTRs) for physical commodity swap positions, in violation of Section 4s(f) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC Regulations 20.4 and 20.7.
In its first action against an unregistered bitcoin options trading platform, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the US has ruled that virtual currencies are a commodity and as such should come under the purview of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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