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Jeffery Sworn In as New CFTC Chariman

Reuben Jeffery III was sworn Monday as the new chairman and a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which regulates commodity futures and options on U.S. exchanges. The appointment came two days after Joseph Kelliher officially became chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the other major D.C. regulatory body charged with oversight of the energy industry (see related story).

July 12, 2005

CFTC’s Rule Enforcement Review of Nymex Unveils Disciplinary Issues

Following a rule enforcement review of the New York Mercantile Exchange’s practices by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO), the Commission found that Nymex performed most functions adequately. However, the review also highlighted areas that need to be enhanced.

September 27, 2004

CFTC’s Rule Enforcement Review of Nymex Unveils Disciplinary Issues

Following a rule enforcement review of the New York Mercantile Exchange’s practices by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO), the Commission found that Nymex performed most functions adequately. However, the review also highlighted areas that need to be enhanced.

September 22, 2004

Two Electricity Contracts in the Future

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) last weekapproved a New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) application totrade electricity futures and options based on delivery at thePennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland (PJM) western hub. And slated forapproval today is the proposed and competing Chicago Board of Trade(CBOT) PJM western hub electricity futures contract.

January 18, 1999

CFTC approves KCBT Expiration Day Change

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved a change inthe Kansas City Board of Trade’s last trading day for its westernnatural gas futures contract that will place KCBT contractexpiration on the same day as Henry Hub futures go off the board atthe New York Mercantile Exchange. The last trading day will now bethe third business day prior to the first day of the deliverymonth. Formerly, it was the second business day prior to the firstday of the delivery month.

October 13, 1998
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