CFTC Wants Feedback On Automated Derivatives Trading Regs

Law360, Washington (September 9, 2013, 9:10 PM EDT) -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday released a draft report on the technological evolution of U.S. derivatives trading, asking for feedback on a number of regulatory proposals designed to curb the risks of automated derivatives trading.

According to the CFTC, its so-called concept release will provide a platform for the discussion and analysis of appropriate regulatory responses, helping to ensure the safety and soundness of the U.S. derivatives market in a time of "rapid technological change," with derivatives trading moving from a "human-centered" environment to...
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