CFTC - U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CFTC - U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission http://www.cftc.gov Congress created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in 1974 as an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and option markets in the United States.

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Today kicks off World Investor Week 2021! The CFTC is proud to participate in this week’s events to help customers spot ...
10/04/2021

Today kicks off World Investor Week 2021! The CFTC is proud to participate in this week’s events to help customers spot and avoid fraud. Register for our webinar cohosted by @NFA_News. #WorldInvestorWeek#IOSCOWIW2021
https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1497356&tp_key=d172fc4f0d&j=187405&sfmc_sub=70880016&l=17089_HTML&u=3602017&mid=100026896&jb=0

Today kicks off World Investor Week 2021! The CFTC is proud to participate in this week’s events to help customers spot and avoid fraud. Register for our webinar cohosted by @NFA_News. #WorldInvestorWeek#IOSCOWIW2021
https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1497356&tp_key=d172fc4f0d&j=187405&sfmc_sub=70880016&l=17089_HTML&u=3602017&mid=100026896&jb=0

10/01/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Orders Cargill to Pay $750,000 for Swap Reporting Failures and Failure to Supervise. Get the latest: https://go.usa.gov/xMyUT

09/30/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Charges Nigerian and American Citizens Operating as PrimeFX with Forex and Bitcoin Fraud and Misappropriation. Read more here: https://go.usa.gov/xMyNS

CFTC economists discover that leverage-based #capital #requirements push #derivatives activities toward less constrained...
09/30/2021
When leverage ratio meets derivatives: Running out of options?*

CFTC economists discover that leverage-based #capital #requirements push #derivatives activities toward less constrained #institutions. Read about this and more in our recently published paper at “Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments.” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fmii.12154

This paper examines the impact of Basel III leverage ratio on the competitive landscape of US derivatives markets. Because the leverage ratio focuses on notional amounts and does not fully recognize ...

09/29/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC charges 14 entities for failing to register as FCMs or falsely claiming to be registered. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xMEsX

09/28/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC imposes a $1.25 Million penalty against Kraken for offering illegal off-exchange digital asset trading and failing to register as required. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xMPd3

09/28/2021

THIS JUST IN: Commissioner Stump’s concurring statement on CFTC’s settlement with Interactive Brokers LLC. Find her detailed opinion on the case here: https://go.usa.gov/xMPQN

09/28/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Orders Interactive Brokers LLC to Pay a $1.75 Million Penalty for Supervision Failures. Failures for Electronic Trading System’s Inability to Handle Negative Crude Oil Futures Prices on April 20, 2020. More here: https://go.usa.gov/xMPQ8

09/28/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Orders Nevada Man and His Company to Pay $374,000 for Fraudulent Solicitation and Misappropriation in Forex Scheme. Get the latest: https://go.usa.gov/xMPBq

09/27/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Imposes $650,000 Penalty Against Refinitiv US SEF LLC for Swap Reporting Failures. First CFTC Enforcement Action Charging a Swap Ex*****on Facility with Reporting Violations. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xMU5c

09/27/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC Orders Mizuho Capital Markets LLC to Pay $1.5 Million for Swap Portfolio Reconciliation, Other Compliance and Supervision Failures. Read the latest: https://go.usa.gov/xMU8u

09/16/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC charges former Hawaii resident in forex and futures Ponzi scheme. Read the latest: https://go.usa.gov/xMBgh

09/15/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: Federal court orders Florida man to pay $2.5 million for role in fraudulent binary options scheme. Read the latest: https://go.usa.gov/xMZCc

Today kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). Please join us in celebrating the major contributions...
09/15/2021

Today kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). Please join us in celebrating the major contributions made by the many cultures that comprise the Hispanic community and in honoring the diversity they bring to our culture and achievements: hispanicheritagemonth.gov

Today kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). Please join us in celebrating the major contributions made by the many cultures that comprise the Hispanic community and in honoring the diversity they bring to our culture and achievements: hispanicheritagemonth.gov

09/15/2021

Watch now! CFTC's Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee is meeting live. Join us to explore how the derivatives markets can facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy and more: https://www.wirestream.tv/customer/cftc/2021/09-15/

Twenty years ago today, our nation suffered one of its darkest tragedies. We will #neverforget those lost that day and t...
09/11/2021

Twenty years ago today, our nation suffered one of its darkest tragedies. We will #neverforget those lost that day and those who bravely chose to save others. Their light radiates and unites us still.

Twenty years ago today, our nation suffered one of its darkest tragedies. We will #neverforget those lost that day and those who bravely chose to save others. Their light radiates and unites us still.

Tomorrow, we honor those who perished in the 9/11 attacks. We keep on display the CFTC seal from our NYC office, found i...
09/10/2021

Tomorrow, we honor those who perished in the 9/11 attacks. We keep on display the CFTC seal from our NYC office, found in the ruins of the Twin Towers, to remember the incredible courage demonstrated that morning and the strength and resilience that endure. #neverforget

Tomorrow, we honor those who perished in the 9/11 attacks. We keep on display the CFTC seal from our NYC office, found in the ruins of the Twin Towers, to remember the incredible courage demonstrated that morning and the strength and resilience that endure. #neverforget

09/09/2021

NEWS: Statement of Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz: Intent to Depart. Read more here: https://go.usa.gov/xM298

We celebrate the incredible contribution workers have made to support and advance this nation. Thank you for your dedica...
09/03/2021

We celebrate the incredible contribution workers have made to support and advance this nation. Thank you for your dedication to building a better tomorrow. #LaborDay

We celebrate the incredible contribution workers have made to support and advance this nation. Thank you for your dedication to building a better tomorrow. #LaborDay

08/31/2021

NEWS: CFTC staff provides temporary no action relief from certain financial reporting requirements to bank swap dealers. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xM39N

08/31/2021

NEWS: CFTC staff amends existing Brexit-related relief to provide market certainty. More here: https://go.usa.gov/xMqt5

08/27/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: Federal court orders Ohio resident and multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme fraudster permanently banned from trading and registering with the CFTC. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xFu5Q

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC orders Idaho man to pay $150,000 for registration violation and violations of commodity pool oper...
08/26/2021
CFTC Orders Idaho Man to Pay $150,000 for Registration Violation and Violations of Commodity Pool Operator Regulations | CFTC

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: CFTC orders Idaho man to pay $150,000 for registration violation and violations of commodity pool operator regulations. Read more: go.usa.gov/xFtt6

Release Number 8419-21 CFTC Orders Idaho Man to Pay $150,000 for Registration Violation and Violations of Commodity Pool Operator Regulations August 26, 2021 Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Cody Ma...

Join our public meeting on September 15 with the CFTC Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee: https://go.us...
08/25/2021
CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet September 15 | CFTC

Join our public meeting on September 15 with the CFTC Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee: https://go.usa.gov/xFeMB

Release Number 8418-21 CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet September 15 August 25, 2021 Washington, D.C. — CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz, the sponsor of the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC), today announced that the EEMAC will hold a...

08/23/2021

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: Federal court orders Alabama man to pay more than $16 million in precious metals fraud. More here: https://go.usa.gov/xF6E3

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