Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
After realising an overhaul of its Sef-equivalence framework was needed, the CFTC told European platforms not to apply. At the same time, the FCA was working through rules with UK venues
Buy-side firms claim dealers stand to benefit from the division of OTC markets into US and non-US persons; all-to-all trading cannot exist until the break is closed
David Meister, former enforcement chief at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, speaks exclusively to Alexander Osipovich about market manipulation, high-frequency trading and the value of Dodd-Frank...
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If non-US firms are refusing to trade with US persons, it means “we have screwed up in the regulation somewhere,” says CFTC commissioner O’Malia. He hopes arrival of European rules will remove motive for market to fragment
On 36 Dodd-Frank Act rules, the CFTC has issued more than 200 no-action letters or other pieces of guidance, according to Scott O'Malia. One of his former colleagues claims commissioners only saw many of these documents "the night before they were issued"...
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