CFTC Calls FY20 A Record-Breaking Year For Enforcement

Law360 (October 6, 2020, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Tuesday that fiscal year 2020 saw the agency's enforcement division break new ground with a landmark $920 million spoofing settlement and more enforcement actions than in any year prior.

The commodities regulator issued an announcement proclaiming the fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 30, a "record-breaking year" given the 113 civil suits it launched, the high-profile deal with JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced on Sept. 29 and the agency's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We are tough on those who break the rules, and this historic year only further underscores this point," CFTC Chairman...

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