CFTC Approves a Final Rule to Amend Uncleared Swap Margin Requirements The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has approved a final rule to amend its uncleared swap margin requirements (CFTC Margin Rule) to better align with certain rules (QFC Rules) adopted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System […]
Joseph Kim, Former Bitcoin and Litecoin Trader, Charged by CFTC The CFTC has ordered a trader to pay a large fine for orchestrating an illegal Bitcoin and Litecoin scheme. As a consequence of an order filed by the Commission, they have settled charges against Mr. Joseph Kim, a Phoenix, Arizona resident. Mr. Kim has been […]
Gelfman Blueprint and CEO Nicholas Gelfman of Brooklyn to pay in total over $2.5 million for the first anti-fraud action involving Bitcoin.
In a Press Release the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts held the CFTC has jurisdiction to enforce Cryptocurrencies as commodities.
World Investor Week is a 7 day global campaign dedicated to investor protection and education. The CFTC, NFA ,SEC and FINRA will participate.
Federal judge orders Patrick K. McDonnell to pay over $1.1 million in connection with a lawsuit brought by the (CFTC) alleging fraud in connection with virtual currencies, including Bitcoin and Litecoin, CFTC announces.
This customer advisory emphasizes the need for conducting extensive research to determine your rights, what could affect the future value of digital coins or token, and steps you can take to avoid fraud or other problems. Many Initial Coin Offerings End in Fraud or Failure.
CFTC and SEC Update 2008 Swaps MOU for Cohesion and Efficiency Latest press release from the CFTC and the SEC shows how far the two regulatory agencies have come to a cohesive approach to market regulation where their respective jurisdictions might overlap. This updated Memorandum of Understanding promises cooperation between the two regulators for efficiency. […]
Washington, DC – Today, FIA together with affiliate FIA Tech, announced new technical guidelines for firms to properly identify the correct brokerage when executing and clearing exchange traded...FIA joined three other financial trade associations in writing to European Union Vice President Valdis Dombrovkis seeking greater clarity regarding recent statements about temporary equivalence...When it comes to finding new retail customers in Asia, the playbook should be familiar to derivatives market participants: deploy cutting-edge technology, offer expansive market access, and...The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a public meeting of its Market Risk Advisory Committee on Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C. The MRAC discussed, among other issues, clearinghouse risk...FIA has gathered the following information for individuals and companies who use the various financial markets on a daily basis. In observance of the National Day of Mourning to honor former...In 2018, China has taken great strides towards globalizing its derivatives markets. Yuan-denominated crude oil futures contracts began trading internationally in March, followed by iron ore...On Nov. 14, FIA submitted a letter to the CFTC and the SEC proposing several areas where it recommends that the CFTC and the SEC coordinate and harmonize their regulatory programs for cleared... (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]
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Press release "Cyber-resilience: range of practices report issued by the Basel Committee" (4 December 2018) […]
Press release "International supervisory community meets to discuss challenges ahead for global bank supervision and regulation" (29 November 2018) […]
Press release about FSB and standard-setting bodies publish final report on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives (19 November 2018) […]
Press release about the Basel Committee publishing more details on global systemically important banks (16 November 2018) […]
The Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced the election of Bank of Korea Governor Juyeol Lee to the Board. […]
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced that Siddharth Tiwari has joined the BIS as Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific. […]
Information about the fourth FSI-GPFI conference on global standard-setting bodies and innovative financial inclusion, Basel, Switzerland, 25-26 October 2018 […]
Press Release - Basel Committee calls for further progress in the implementation of Basel III standards, 26 October 2018. Release of the "Fifteenth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework". […]
Press Release - Basel Committee seeks views on the leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives, 18 October 2018. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee issues final "Stress testing principles", 17 October 2018. […]
Press Release - Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee, 4 October 2018. […]
Press release about CPMI the release of the new Red Book payments statistics in a user-friendly format, 27 September 2018. […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision assesses Saudi Arabia's implementation of the NSFR regulation and the large exposures framework, 27 September 2018. […]
BIS Press Release - The September issue of the BIS Quarterly Review - Divergences widen in markets […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is issuing frequently asked questions on the liquidity risk treatment of settled-to-market derivatives, 20 September 2018. […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is finalising stress-testing principles, reviews ways to stop regulatory arbitrage behaviour, agrees on annual G-SIB list, discusses leverage ratio, crypto-assets, market risk framework and implementation, 20 September 2018. […]
Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of disaster. Hurricane Florence and its aftermath are no exception. We are issuing this Alert to warn investors that investment scams may come your way touting stocks and other investments with the promise of huge gains in the wake of Florence. […]
Press release about Markets Committee analysing changes in fast-paced electronic markets (17 September 2018) […]