Lawmaker Tells CFTC To Form MF Global Task Force

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 4:43 PM EST) -- Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., on Wednesday urged the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to create a task force charged with developing recommendations and reviewing findings from its investigation into the collapse of futures brokerage MF Global Inc.

Roberts, ranking member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry committee, which is overseeing the investigations of MF Global’s commodity trading activities, pushed for the task force in a letter sent to CFTC Commissioner Jill Sommers, which he said should be aimed at identifying what happened before and after...
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