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Legal & Regulation
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a whistleblower award to an anonymous overseas foreign national of half a million dollars.
Former hedge fund portfolio manager to pay more than USD700,000 in CFTC monetary sanctions for fraudulently mis-marking swaps
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Order filing and settling charges against Swapnil Rege, a former portfolio manager for a Connecticut-based hedge fund registered as a commodity pool operator (CPO), for fraudulently mis-marking swap valuations to artificially inflate the profits of his employer’s trading book in order to obtain an increased performance bonus.
New US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P Tarbert has made appointments to key positions in his Office.
By Northern Trust – With Regulation Best Interest in the rearview mirror, the SEC is poised to finalise rules governing fund of fund arrangements.
Following the adoption of the long-delayed final Regulation Best Interest in June, what’s next for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?
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By Martin Lovick (pictured), Senior Principal Consultant, ACA Compliance Group – Sexual harassment and other forms of “non-financial misconduct” are now on equal footing with types of financial misconduct, such as market abuse, for the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Firms and employees are at risk of regulatory sanctions – including, for individuals, the possibility of not being found to be “fit and proper” – for failure to fulfil the FCA’s evolving diversity and inclusion (D&I) expectations.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Order filing and settling charges against Elephas Investment Management Ltd (Elephas), a Hong Kong based hedge fund, for violating wheat futures speculative position limits. The Order requires Elephas to pay a USD160,000 civil monetary penalty.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has made an award of approximately USD2 million to two model whistleblowers who provided the agency with significant information that prompted the CFTC to open an investigation.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Respondent, Eagle Market Makers, Inc. (Eagle), an Illinois firm, for engaging in wash sales and noncompetitive transactions which were traded on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (collectively, CME).
Commodity pool The Kane Capital Investment Group and its President, Amrit Jaswant Singh Chahal have been ordered by a Viriginia federal court to pay USD1.2 million in a case stemming from a CFTC Complaint charging the defendants with commodity futures fraud, commodity pool fraud, registration violations, and illegally commingling funds.