Iosco report recommends improved global supervision of commodity futures

Daily news headlines

MADRID - Industry standards body the International Organization of Securities Commissions (Iosco) has released its final report by its task force on the commodity futures market, with recommendations for enhancing transparency and supervision for global commodity futures.

The report evaluates how well futures market regulators are able to access key information for related commodity markets over which futures regulators for the most part lack jurisdiction. This applied to cash markets and those for over-the-counter derivatives.

Improved regulatory powers of supervision and enforcement are recommended in addition to increased global co-operation between supervisors across national borders, eliminating barriers to legal and regulatory frameworks.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Financial Services Authority have welcomed the proposals.

The report can be downloaded here.

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here