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Felix Shipkevich August 6, 2014

Recently appointed CFTC Chairman Tim Massad announced last week that there were “a lot of things” he would like to do to continue the CFTC’s goal of regulating financial markets, but that he is held back by strict congressional budget constraints

Felix Shipkevich September 17, 2013

ccupy Wall Street is back, and this time their target is high frequency trading. On the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, protesters will be gathering in New York City to demand Congress pass the “Robin Hood Tax.”

Felix Shipkevich June 12, 2013

The Wall Street Journal reports that seven banks have received extensions on complying with the rule that would require them to “move risky swap activities into separate affiliates.” The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency granted the two year extensions to Bank of America Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo […]

Felix Shipkevich May 2, 2013

The bankers and ministers are attempting to block a CFTC proposal, aimed to be instituted in mid-July, that would require overseas offices of American-based banks, foreign institutions and hedge funds to turn over data on foreign trades if they involve U.S. customers, or are guaranteed by a financial institution with American ties, according to the New York Times. Their complaint with this proposal is that it is both “redundant and excessive.”