Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Most regulators have been accommodative of financial innovation, but some are more than mere bystanders.
The growing popularity of Bitcoin trading in the U.S. is pushing the CFTC to react. Here are some key regulatory takeaways.
The CFTC commissioner, who previously worked at an interdealer brokerage firm, wants the agency to allow more trading flexibility.
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.
Now that certain kinds of derivatives must trade on swap execution facilities, the impact on swaps users and brokers remains unclear.
The Department of Treasury assistant secretary must put new derivatives rules to work if he becomes chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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.
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.
Mark Wetjen has been appointed a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
The world’s most diverse derivatives marketplace CME Group has expressed concern over a new regulation on speculation in commodity markets.