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CFTC Fines JPMorgan $225,000 For Inaccurate Trader Reports

CFTC Fines JPMorgan $225,000 For Inaccurate Trader Reports

The U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) levied a $225,000 fine against two entities of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC), the largest bank in the United States, for filing inaccurate large trader reports (LTRs) for physical commodity swaps positions for more than one year.

March 24, 2016

Energy Regulators Taking ‘Risk-Based’ Approach In 2016, Says Deloitte

Heading into 2016, energy companies are having to adapt their regulatory compliance efforts to increasingly account for risk, according to Deloitte & Touche LLP’s “Top Regulatory Trends for 2016 in Energy.”

January 19, 2016

CFTC Imposes $3.2B-Plus in Sanctions in 2015

Total monetary sanctions handed down by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) this year totaled more than $3.2 billion, including an $800 million sanction, the largest in the commission’s history, according to Chairman Timothy Massad.

December 16, 2015

Swap Regulator Wetjen Resigning From CFTC

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced Friday that Mark Wetjen, a former acting chairman of the Commission and a member since 2011, will be resigning later this month.

August 14, 2015

CME Group Delays Shuttering of Futures Floor Trading

CME Group said it will postpone until July 6 the scheduled closing of most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York — including natural gas — due to a technical revision to its filing with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

June 24, 2015

CME Group Delays Shuttering of Futures Floor Trading

CME Group said it will postpone until July 6 the scheduled closing of most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York — including natural gas — due to a technical revision to its filing with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

June 24, 2015

Obama’s FY2016 Fiscal Plan Would Boost CFTC Budget 29%

Included in President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY2016) is a significant year-to-year increase for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the federal regulatory agency charged with policing derivatives, futures and swaps markets.

February 3, 2015

CFTC Reopens Comment Period on Position Limit Rulemaking

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reopening the comment period on a proposed rulemaking designed to limit speculative trading in the swaps markets.

December 2, 2014

Former Amaranth Trader, CFTC Resolve Lawsuit

The former Amaranth Advisors LLC trader who was overseeing the energy desk when the fund collapsed in 2006 has agreed to pay the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) $750,000 to resolve a lawsuit accusing him of attempting to manipulate natural gas futures prices.

September 16, 2014

New CFTC Chair Massad Taps Former Federal Prosecutor to Head Enforcement

One week after the U.S. Senate confirmed the Obama administration’s appointment of Timothy Massad as the new chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), he got down to business on Wednesday by naming Aitan Goelman as the agency’s director of the Division of Enforcement.

June 10, 2014