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Enforcement Actions

Felix Shipkevich June 28, 2013

Corzine originally joined MF Global with intent to turn the futures broker into an investment bank, and according to the CFTC release, “Corzine’s strategy called for making increasingly risky and larger investments of the firm’s money.” Apparently, Corzine had been made aware of the low cash balance of the firm, but still continued to order the payback of loans and obligations.

Felix Shipkevich June 13, 2013

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was prepared to supervise all derivatives trading, including FX trading ─however the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took a more hands-off approach by allowing overseas derivative trading to bypass U.S. regulation if the country in which they occur had a regulation system that closely resembles our own.

Felix Shipkevich June 4, 2013

Bloomberg has reported that the strict requirements of collateral for credit-default swaps has been relaxed, signaling a win for clients who possess “portfolio accounts that hold credit swaps tied to single securities as well as indexes.” In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission mandated that some posted deals that were put up at the Intercontinental […]

Felix Shipkevich June 3, 2013

More than 50 investor groups released a statement expressing their disagreement with the lawsuit filed against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Business Roundtable.  The lawsuit is in regards to the section of the Dodd-Frank act that requires companies to disclose whether […]