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.
The Federal Trade Commission published its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, and increased thresholds for interlocking directorates under Section 8 of the Clayton Act.
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.
Cadwalader attorneys discuss the advantages, disadvantages and legal considerations of a shift by private equity funds toward the use of "toehold accumulation" tactics as part of value maximization strategies.
The SEC accepted offers of settlement in two enforcement actions involving "disclosure violations that deprived investors of material information during battles for corporate control of publicly traded companies."
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy informed investors about features and potential risks of alternative mutual funds that hold non-traditional investments or use complex investment and trading strategies.