CFTC Proposal Poses “Monumental” Challenge to FCMs
CFTC Proposes a Cornucopia of Measures to Avoid Unintended Consequences -
At a public hearing on November 3, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed three measures intended to avoid unintended consequences...more
In 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission amended CFTC Regulation 1.22 to require a futures commission merchant (FCM) to maintain its own funds (i.e., residual interest) in customer segregated accounts in an amount...more
In a case of first impression, Frank Aragona Trust v. Commissioner, 142 T.C. No. 9 (Mar. 27, 2014), the Tax Court held that a trust could materially participate in a trade or business based upon the activities of the...more
On October 30, 2013, in a 3-1 vote, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or the Commission) approved final rules that significantly strengthen the protections afforded to customers of futures commission merchants...more
A rule proposed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) designed to strengthen safeguards for customer deposits at futures commission merchants (FCMs) is threatening to overhaul the futures brokerage system.
Back to Top