• CFTC Proposes Rules Relating to Swaps Clearing, Disruptive Trading Practices, Market Manipulation and the Investment of Customer Funds
  • November 15, 2010 | Author: David S. Mitchell
  • Law Firm: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP - New York Office
  • The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) is proposing rules to implement new statutory provisions enacted by the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), as well as soliciting comments in connection with the implementation of other provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. In addition, the CFTC is requesting comment on proposed rule amendments regarding the investment of customer segregated funds and funds held in an account subject to CFTC Rule 30.7 (i.e., foreign futures or foreign options customer secured amount funds). We have prepared a brief summary of the more significant rulemaking proceedings below.