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Felix Shipkevich July 20, 2011

The NFA has named Jamila Piracci to the post of Vice President for OTC Derivatives. This new position was created to oversee the Dodd-Frank mandated derivatives registration categories swap dealer and major swap participant. The CFTC has proposed rules defining and governing the conduct of these entities. Once these rules are finalized, the NFA will […]

Felix Shipkevich March 25, 2010

On December 26, 2008, Chris Cameron filed an application to become registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a Floor Trader. On September 16, 2009, the NFA issued a Notice of Intent to Deny Registration to Cameron. The Notice alleged that on June 15, 2005, Cameron pled nolo contendere to the felony offense of […]

Felix Shipkevich February 28, 2010

As part of the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in May 2008, Congress amended the Commodity Exchange Act to require forex solicitors, account managers and pool operators to register with the CFTC as Introducing Brokers (IBs), Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) or Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs) and become Members of National Futures Association. […]