Today the National Futures Association issued a press release announcing that its board approved the formation of a Swaps Proficiency Requirements Advisory Committee which will oversee the development of a Swaps Proficiency program for individuals to be tested on, according to the Commodity Exchange Act’s training standards. The exam would test Associated Persons on market […]
CFTC No Action from Including International Swaps for Global Development CFTC Reduces Marketplace Barriers for Global Development Initiatives May 16, 2018 Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) today granted relief to non-US counterparties who enter into swaps with International Financial Institutions (IFIs), such as development banks. […]
April saw the most enforcement actions by the CFTC for the year 2018. Some of these were the typical commodity pool schemes, precious metals schemes, spoofing, and fraud in Retail Forex; yet other enforcement actions involved new technologies such as Binary Options fraud relying on technology.
RED List Identifies Entities Operating Illegally for Binary Options and Forex Washington, DC — As part of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) ongoing efforts to help protect Americans from fraud, today the CFTC added 21 new names to the Registration Deficient List (RED List). These 21 new additions bring the total number of foreign entities […]
It seems safe to assume that the SEF registration rules will disrupt these trends, as traders will be more inclined to conduct business via single-trade platforms in order to circumvent the process altogether.
While some traders plan to fall back on other options for their insights, such as the New York Mercantile Exchange, these reports don’t offer as much data as the CFTC’s.
President Barack Obama met with Wall St regulators on Monday, August 19th 2013 to discuss the progress made after the 2010 passing of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Hurricane Sandy took a physical toll on New York City, but a joint meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on the topic of disaster recovery, proved that it’s not just physical damage that companies are worried about.
Also in his testimony, Gensler cited the recent progress made with cross-border swaps regulation in addition to registration of securities as positive steps forward in the CFTC’s aim to create transparency in the futures industry.
The impacts of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) response to cross-border swaps are yet unknown. With a 75 day period of guidance in addition implementation of the final ruling, this unprecedented move by the CFTC may deeply impact the derivatives market.
Chicago, IL – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made the following statement regarding the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s announcement of a consultation on the leverage ratio...When it comes to gender diversity in the futures and derivatives industry, perception is reality. That was the key takeaway at a special panel discussion at FIA's Futures & Options...Chicago, IL – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made opening remarks at the 34th annual FIA Expo. Mr. Lukken’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follows: Welcome everyone to the...FIA today recognized and remembered the life of Futures Hall of Fame member John J. Conheeney who passed away this week. John was a 40-year veteran of the futures industry, serving as a longtime...FIA submitted comments on 5 October to the Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority on their discussion paper about building the UK financial systems...Washington, DC – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made the following statement on the Cross-Border White Paper released today by CFTC Chairman Giancarlo: “I applaud CFTC Chairman...To help U.S. futures commission merchants comply with new disclosure requirements related to the trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the FIA Law and Compliance Division has issued an... (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]
FinanceFeeds - Defendants' counsel says the testimony of the Government's star witness Matthew Gardiner is highly prejudicial. The post “FX Cartel” traders request declaration of mistrial due to prejudicial testimony appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee seeks views on the leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives, 18 October 2018. […]
FinanceFeeds - A new webpage on the SFC website aims to encourage the public to submit information about “persons of interest” and people subject to arrest warrants. The post Most Wanted: Hong Kong’s SFC seeks information from the public about “persons of interest” appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - About 300 people, mainly employees from Blue Lab and Fujitsu, will use Personetics Engage from a customer's point of view. The post Fujitsu partners with Personetics and Blue Lab to test AI-based personalized banking service appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The regulatory decision follows the temporary suspension of the firm's AFS license in April this year. The post Australian regulator cancels AFS license of Direct FX appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - Matthew Connolly and Gavin Campbell Black have been convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud in a LIBOR-rigging case. The post Jury convicts ex-Deutsche Bank traders of LIBOR manipulation appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The effective date of the transaction is October 15, 2018. The post IIROC approves CVC acquisition of OANDA (Canada) Corporation appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The plaintiffs in a case against the ex-CEO of the ill-fated Bitcoin exchange say he is not protected from prosecution under the fiduciary shield doctrine. The post Former MtGox clients object to Mark Karpeles’ arguments in US case appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee issues final "Stress testing principles", 17 October 2018. […]
FinanceFeeds - The potential for immutability, security and speed offered by a private DLT are attractive, the UK financial regulator says. The post FCA recognizes importance of APIs and DLT for digital regulatory reporting appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The Honorable Sara L. Ellis of the Illinois Northern District Court granted Jiongsheng Zhao's motion for extension of time to answer or otherwise plead. The post Australian trader accused of spoofing secures more time to reply to CFTC complaint appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The Order Flow Depth Map now has a real-time display that graphs the current market depth for an easy visualization of where the highest resting volume is. The post Latest version of NinjaTrader platform adds more features to “Order Flow +” items appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
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 […]
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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. […]