Doubling Down On Market Manipulation Enforcement

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 12:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently signed a memorandum of understanding that will facilitate the sharing of nonpublic information for "official law enforcement purposes," and increase investigation risks for firms.

On April 12, the FTC and the CFTC announced they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will facilitate sharing of nonpublic information for "official law enforcement purposes." The short (two-page) MOU outlines the procedure by which the FTC and CFTC may request to exchange nonpublic information to assist them...
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