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New Overseas Trading Rules Adopted, Now What?

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently adopted new trading rules for US banks that operate overseas. Full story

Agency fines NJ firm $2.8M for 'spoofing' trades

A federal regulator fined Panther Energy Trading $2.8 million for "spoofing" trades and banned the firm from trading for one year. Full story

Regulator adopts cross-border rules for swaps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. derivatives watchdog voted on Friday to allow U.S. banks operating overseas to be governed by foreign rules in some cases, soothing some Wall Street concerns that banks might have to comply with both U.S. and foreign regulations. Full story

US agency delays derivatives oversight overseas

A policy allowing a U.S. agency to regulate derivatives trading overseas to help reduce risks to the global financial system will be delayed under a vote Friday. Full story

Europe, U.S. strike peace on cross-border swap rules

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed with U.S. regulators Thursday on how to jointly supervise foreign derivatives traders operating in their territories, solving a months-long trans-Atlantic rift. Full story

Exclusive: U.S. swap regulator close to deal on cross-border rules - source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. derivatives regulator is within reach of a compromise over how its rules apply to foreign companies dealing with U.S. banks, a source close to the negotiations told Reuters. Full story

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Exclusive: Regulator close to deal with Europe on swaps rules

US agency sues Corzine over failure of MF Global

Senators warn of swap rules' cross-border impact

CFTC likely to charge MF Global execs beyond Corzine: legal experts

CFTC planning to file civil lawsuit against Corzine: NYT

Senator Warren calls for tough cross-border swap rules

CFTC urges closing 'tropical island' loophole

CFTC sues U.S. Bancorp's U.S. Bank N.A. over Peregrine funds

U.S. fines broker FCStone $1.5 million over failed 2008 options trade

Analysis: High speed trading a stiff challenge for U.S. regulators


  Will CTFC Fees Slow Down the 'Cheetahs?'

Bart Chilton, Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner, makes his case for charging targeted transaction fees on futures and swaps.