Outgoing CFTC Member Wants High-Speed Trading Rules Set

By Tom Zanki (September 26, 2017, 9:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Sharon Bowen urged the agency in a farewell address Monday to finalize rules regulating high-speed trading, calling it unfinished business and arguing that failure to keep pace with European regulators on this matter will jeopardize American financial markets.

Bowen, a Democratic commissioner who is leaving the agency this week, called on the CFTC to complete its work on a proposal launched in 2015 that would regulate automated trading on the futures markets. By comparison, she noted, "robust" European plans to monitor such trading are set to take effect in January under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, known as...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!