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AGF completes acquisition of FFCM

AGF Management, with USD37 billion under management, has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of FFCM, to further strengthen their quantitative investing and ETF platform brought to market under the AGFiQ banner.   “Today, we further build on our

SEC halts fraudulent offering by Florida investment adviser

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained an asset freeze and other emergency relief against Florida-based investment adviser Kinetic Investment Group and its managing member, Michael Scott Williams, in connection with an alleged fraudulent, unregistered securities offering that raised

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CFTC issues advisory for virtual currency products

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) has issued a joint staff advisory that gives exchanges and clearinghouses guidance for listing virtual currency derivative products. “The CFTC staff are

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CFTC opens access to Indian futures market for US customers

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an order to the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) as part of its longstanding program of regulatory deference to foreign regulatory frameworks. Through its Part 30 exemptive program the CFTC provides

CFTC charges investment firm and VP with commodity pool fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC has filed a civil enforcement action charging Winston Reed Investments LLC (WRI) and its vice president and investment consultant, Mark N Pyatt a/k/a Daniel Randolph, a former North Carolina resident, with misappropriation of customer

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CFTC reduces marketplace barriers for global development initiatives

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) has granted relief to non-US counterparties who enter into swaps with International Financial Institutions (IFIs), such as development banks. “International financial institutions like the International Monetary Fund


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