Following a comprehensive two-year examination of carbon markets, the CFTC proposed guidance on the listing of voluntary carbon credit derivative contracts.
The DOJ, OFAC, FinCEN and the CFTC settled enforcement actions against Binance, its CEO and former CCO. The coordinated settlements addressed charges against the digital asset exchange for CFTC registration failures and for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and International Emergency Economic Powers Act sanctions programs.
The SEC charged an online crypto asset trading platform for failing to register with the SEC as an exchange, as a clearing agency and as a broker-dealer of crypto asset securities.
CFTC Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero described ways in which the United States can strengthen the resilience of the power and derivatives market against severe climate events.
FIA and ISDA supported CFTC-proposed amendments to rule-filing requirements that would change the process by which infrastructure providers submit rule filings - including self-certifications and requests for approvals - as well as the manner in which the CFTC reviews and processes these filings.