Lingering Questions Over CFTC's New Authority

Law360, New York (March 29, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT) -- In addition to the very broad new regulatory authority provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Dodd-Frank also significantly expanded the CFTC’s enforcement authority in several respects.

One broad enhancement includes the new anti-disruptive practices provision that prohibits certain specified trading conduct and also grants the CFTC rule-writing authority to prohibit any other trading conduct deemed to be disruptive of fair and equitable trading.

This provision is intended to broaden the types of cases the CFTC...
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