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Today @CFTCjohnson  delivered an opening statement before the Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting. Read it as prepared:

EVENT: @CFTCpham  will speak on the E @SXSW  panel to discuss “Regulating Crypto for Responsible Innovation” at the South by Southwest 2023 Conference in Austin, TX. Learn more:

Today a federal court ordered a Texas energy broker, its owners, and affiliated trading firms to pay nearly $3 million for fraud, trading against customers without consent and failure to supervise. Learn more:

Today CFTC staff announced modifications to the Technical Specification for Parts 43 and 45 of CFTC regulations. Learn more:

Today the CFTC’s Division of Enforcement alerted customers of ways to respond to a civil enforcement action filed on January 30 against Marcus Todd Brisco and others. Learn more:

The CFTC issued its FY 2024 President’s Budget today. Read it here:


STATEMENT: Statement of @CFTCcgr  regarding enforcement action against JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al. for swap data reporting failures.

@CFTC  announces that federal court finds that virtual currencies are commodities:

NEWS: Today, the CFTC and Bank of England signed a new memorandum of understanding regarding supervision of cross-border clearing organizations. More here:

ENFORCEMENT NEWS: Federal court orders BitMEX to pay $100 million for illegally operating a cryptocurrency trading platform and anti-money laundering violations. More here:

Looking to understand more about "smart contracts"? @CFTC 's LabCFTC released a primer about them today ...

NEWS: Today the CFTC charged Caroline Ellison, Alameda CEO, and Gary Wang, Alameda and FTX co-founder, with fraud in an action against Sam Bankman-Fried and his companies. Read more:

BREAKING: The CFTC just unanimously approved an amendment to the CFTC’s 5h(g) Order for the European Union.

NEWS: Acting Chairman@CFTCbehnam  has established the CFTC Climate Risk Unit to focus on the role of derivatives markets in addressing climate-related risk and the transition to low-carbon economy. More here: