Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Fintech’s New Friends in High Places
Most regulators have been accommodative of financial innovation, but some are more than mere bystanders.
April 18, 2016
What’s in Store for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Regulation
The growing popularity of Bitcoin trading in the U.S. is pushing the CFTC to react. Here are some key regulatory takeaways.
June 26, 2015
Christopher Giancarlo Calls for Swaps Rules Rethink
The CFTC commissioner, who previously worked at an interdealer brokerage firm, wants the agency to allow more trading flexibility.
March 25, 2015
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, December 8 – 12, 2014
Key data points in China and Japan will refocus markets back on Asia. In the U.S., retail and consumer data will lend insight on the 2014 holiday shopping season.
December 6, 2014
SEF Rollout Leaves Plenty of Questions
Now that certain kinds of derivatives must trade on swap execution facilities, the impact on swaps users and brokers remains unclear.
February 24, 2014
As New CFTC Head, Timothy Massad Would Have to Play Enforcer
The Department of Treasury assistant secretary must put new derivatives rules to work if he becomes chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
February 5, 2014
DTCC Eyes SDR Business
Provider of clearance, settlement and information services Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. is looking to begin swaps data repository service across several OTC derivatives asset classes.
November 1, 2011
Large HFs May Have To Report Quarterly
U.S. federal agency Securities and Exchange Commission is urging large hedge funds and other private-fund advisers to file periodic reports with regulators to help evaluate threats to the financial system.
October 27, 2011
New CFTC Commissioner Confirmed
Mark Wetjen has been appointed a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
October 24, 2011
CME Questions Curbs On Commod Speculation
The world’s most diverse derivatives marketplace CME Group has expressed concern over a new regulation on speculation in commodity markets.
October 19, 2011