The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Order today filing and settling charges against Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (Citigroup) for spoofing — bidding or offering with the intent to cancel the bid or offer before execution — in U.S. Treasury futures markets and for failing to diligently supervise the activities of its employees and agents in conjunction with the spoofing orders.
The Staff of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued a report detailing the results of a supervisory stress test of major clearinghouses.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved proposals that would give it easier access to algorithmic traders' source code.
CME Europe, CME Group's European multi-asset class exchange, today announced that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has registered it as a Foreign Board of Trade (FBOT).
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays) for failing to create, maintain, and promptly produce required confirmations for a significant number of Exchange for Related Position (EFRP) trades in violation of CFTC Regulations.
US exchanges, clearing houses, trade repositories and dealing platforms will have to test their systems for cyber-vulnerabilities at least once a quarter under new rules approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Deutsche Bank is facing sanctions from US regulators over a catalogue of failures that afflicted its swaps data reporting functions.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has issued an Order extending, by one year, the designation of the utility operated by DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of legal entity identifiers, or LEIs, as required by CFTC’s swap data recordkeeping and reporting rules.
Policymakers and regulators should adopt a 'do no harm' approach to the use of blockchain technology in financial services, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner J Christopher Giancarlo, who also argues that the distributed ledger could be a boon for watchdogs by improving transparency.
"Automated trading has revolutionized markets, enhancing efficiency and contributing to liquidity," said Walt Lukken, president and CEO of FIA.
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