Regulators in the UK, Japan, and the EU are demanding that the CFTC scale back new rules that would broaden American oversight of the $640 trillion swaps market.
Opposition is growing against the CFTCs preference for using the kill switch as a way to prevent mistakes caused by high-frequency trading.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to make public today its proposed rules concerning capital and margin requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today voted 5-0 to approve a rule that amends current swaps regulation.
U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) member Bart Chilton stated in an address on Tuesday that the CFTC should rewrite its position limits rule.
The Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on Friday that swap dealers would be granted a short-term delay on a new rule.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler announced a “new era of swaps market reform” beginning today.
Four Republican congressmen have written a letter to the CFTC challenging its position limits rule.
Chilton’s address outlined the CFTC’s position on a range of topics related to controversial high-frequency trading practices.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised concerns about a “kill switch” approach to regulating high-frequency trading (HFT) platforms.