A CFTC proposal to apply federal speculative position limits to 25 "core referenced futures contracts" - including futures and options linked to those contracts and economically equivalent swaps - was published in the Federal Register.
In a 3-2 vote, the CFTC proposed applying federal speculative position limits to 25 "core referenced futures contracts," including futures and options linked to those contracts and economically equivalent swaps.
A proposed CFTC exemptive order that would allow certain derivatives clearing organizations to invest futures and swap customer funds in French and German sovereign debt was published in the Federal Register.
The CFTC simultaneously filed and settled charges against a processor and trader of crude palm oil. The entity held or controlled soybean oil futures positions but failed to comply with CFTC reporting requirements.
The CFTC entered an order and simultaneously settled charges against an Australia-based financial services company for failing to comply with the obligation to submit accurate large trader reports ("LTRs") for physical commodity swap positions. This failure violated Section 4s(f) of the CEA and...
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