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Enforcement Actions

Felix Shipkevich March 15, 2013

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained a federal court order for more than $3.5 million in restitution and civil monetary penalties against Nicholas Trimble and his two companies, Capstone FX Quantitative Analysis, Inc., and Beekeepers Fund Capital Management, LLC.

Felix Shipkevich March 11, 2013

Today, the CFTC announced today that swap dealers, major swap participants, and private funds active in the swaps market, are required to begin clearing certain index credit default swaps (CDS) and interest rate swaps that they entered into on, or after March 11, 2013.

Felix Shipkevich February 27, 2013

Gary Gensler, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) head addressed a roundtable yesterday as part of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO Task Force. Gensler spoke to many issues on the minds of regulators, including the IOSCO consultation, Libor, and the overarching scope of indices, transitions, and benchmarks.

Felix Shipkevich February 25, 2013

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (CME NYMEX), which is owned and operated by the CME Group, and two former employees, William Byrnes and Christopher Curtin, with violation of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations.