Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Many Parts of Dodd-Frank Should Be Repealed
The law was about micromanaging financial services rather than facilitating capital markets.
Ex-SEC Attorney Raps WSJ Report on Enforcement Activity
Wall Street Journal article criticizing feds' level of enforcement this year is off-base, the attorney explains.
Citigroup Fined $25M for ‘Spoofing’ Futures
The first-ever spoofing case against a bank alleges traders placed large futures orders to create a false appearance of market interest in a commodity.
Corzine Fined $5M Over MF Global Collapse
In a settlement of a CFTC lawsuit, the former New Jersey governor also agreed to a lifetime ban from the futures industry.
Goldman Sachs to Pay $120 Million in Rate-Manipulation Case
The CFTC orders the investment bank to pay up in response to charges that traders deliberately influenced a U.S. global dollar benchmark.
Ex-Delta Trader Fined for Commodities Manipulation
The trader placed orders for personal profit ahead of trades intended for Delta, according to the CME Group.
Citibank Fined $425M in Rate-Rigging Cases
U.S. regulators allege Citi manipulated key swaps and interest rate benchmark to benefits its own trading positions.
Trader Fined $11M Over Binary Options Sales
The SEC and the CFTC alleged Cyprus-based Banc de Binary sold securities to U.S. investors without first registering them.
KPMG Withdraws Audit Opinions on Regulator
The firm says the CFTC understated its lease obligations by about $212 million in 2014 and $194 million in 2015 because of an accounting error.
Total SA Faces U.S. Probes of Commodity Trading
The FERC said that Total traders made money-losing gas purchases designed to benefit other trading positions during 2009 to 2012.
Regulator Recognizes Bitcoin as a Commodity
The CFTC's enforcement action against an exchange suggests trading of cryptocurrency futures and options will now be subject to its regulations.