CFTC Passes Rules On Swap Market Fraud, Manipulation

Law360, Washington (July 7, 2011, 6:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Thursday voted to implement five new final rules aimed at stopping fraud and manipulation in the swap marketplace, setting out reporting requirements for large traders and enhancing information privacy, among other goals.

The regulations are part of a blitz of new regulatory action in the swap and derivative markets in the wake of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, with the CFTC and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission each passing broad new measures on swaps...
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