Industry groups sceptical of justification for new position limits rule, after suing to block previous version
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is gearing up for another big fight over position limits, after its original rule was rejected by a federal court. The agency’s latest proposal, release...
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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CFTC will soon unveil revised rule on commodity position limits after a court rejected its previous effort, says O'Malia
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On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama launched a new initiative aimed at curbing speculation in energy markets, arguing that it would help ease the pain of high gasoline prices. He urged Congress to...
CFTC and Goldman Sachs executives discuss role of speculators in commodities markets during times of volatility
Futures and Options Association report refutes negative impact of speculators on commodities markets
The confidentiality of energy trading data provided to regulators for market monitoring purposes continues to concern market players and regulators alike, after August leak by senator Sanders
Commodity trading data leak relights speculation debate
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders unleashed a furore last month when he posted confidential US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data on his website showing the names and aggregate positions levels of...
Speculative inflows into the region could present a greater threat to the region than the global financial crisis, according to senior regional government and regulatory officials attending the Asia...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.