With the Citigroup settlement, the CFTC said it has imposed more than $5 billion in penalties in 17 actions against banks and brokers. Read more
The Director of the Whistleblower Office for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to strengthen the agency’s whistleblower program. Christopher Ehrman, who left the U.S... Read more
Mondelez and Kraft allegedly bought $90 million of the December 2011 contracts – tantamount to a six-month supply – never intending to take delivery. Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision that rejected the claims of a group of former MF Global Inc. customers that said PricewaterhouseCoope... Read more
Former MF Global executives, including former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, will pay $64.5 million to settle claims that they cheated investors by touting the brokerage’s financial heal... Read more
Penalties imposed on financial institutions totaled more than $7.8 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up 73 percent from the prior quarter, according to data released last month by the Co... Read more
A New York federal judge has approved settlements by hedge fund Moore Capital Management LP and Joseph Welsh, a former MF Global Inc. broker, totaling nearly $100 million. The settlement was... Read more
Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced last month that the agency will make its first award to a whistleblower as part of the Commission’s W... Read more
As concern over High-Frequency Trading (HFT) increased internationally, the European Union (EU) voted to approve new trading regulations on April 15, 2014, that are intended to target HFT. ... Read more
Rabobank of the Netherlands has agreed to pay about $1 billion to settle U.S., British and Dutch charges of manipulating a key global interest rate. The bank’s chairman resigned as it... Read more
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