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Companies and individual to pay $3.5 Million in commodity futures and Forex fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that on April 11, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado entered Default Judgment against Defendants Randall A. Vest and his holding company, Bulletproof ... Read More

U.S Regulator Approves Exemption From SEF Registration for MTFs and OTFs Authorized Within the EU

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the issuance of an order exempting certain multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs) authorized within the European Union (EU) ... Read More
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Individuals And Their Companies Ordered To Pay Millions For Futures Trading Fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained a Consent Order against Defendants Joseph Dufresne (a/k/a/ Joseph James) and Megan Renkow (a/k/a Megan James), both of Palos Verdes Estates, California, ... Read More
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Individual And His Company Ordered To Pay Millions In Monetary Penalties For Investment Fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained $1,127,855 in restitution for defrauded pool participants and $3,383,565 in civil monetary penalties in a federal court Default Judgment Order against Defendants ... Read More

CFTC Orders Cargill to Pay a $10 Million Civil Monetary Penalty

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing and simultaneous settlement of charges against Cargill, Inc. (Cargill), of Minnesota, for providing mid-market marks (marks) that concealed from counterparties and ... Read More
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Morgan Stanley to pay a $350,000 penalty

CFTC Orders Morgan Stanley and Co. Incorporated to Pay $350,000 Penalty for Omitting Futures and Options Data from Part 17 Large Trader Reports The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued ... Read More

CFTC grants amended order to Chicago Mercantile Exchange

CFTC Grants Amended Order to Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. Permitting Commingling of Funds in Connection with Futures and Foreign Futures Contracts Listed on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited. The ... Read More

U.S. financial regulator releases Primer on Virtual Currencies

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s LabCFTC released, “A CFTC Primer on Virtual Currencies.” This primer is the first of a series that LabCFTC will release to provide fundamental, and ... Read More

CFTC announces Clearinghouse liquidity stress test results

Staff of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a report detailing the results of an evaluation of settlement liquidity at clearinghouses. The purpose of the analysis was to ... Read More
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Alleged Commodity Pool Fraud Took in More than $3.1 Million from at Least 72 Pool Participants

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a Complaint on October 2, 2017, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The CFTC ... Read More
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