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Entries in CFTC (17)

Tuesday
May212019

Why we applaud the CFTC's anti-corruption enforcement efforts

It is no secret that the global commodities trading sector is rife with corruption risks. We at Global Witness have been investigating this for years, and have seen enforcement efforts fall short all too often. So we are pleased to see the chief U.S. commodities regulator, the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), start paying more attention to foreign corrupt practices.

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Thursday
May092019

CFTC wants more virtual currency whistleblowers

The Whistleblower Office of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an alert Thursday asking for help from whistleblowers to stop fraud and manipulation involving virtual currencies.

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Monday
May062019

CFTC awards whistleblower $1.5 million

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Monday granted an "enhanced" award of $1.5 million to a whistleblower who tried to report the problem internally before contacting the CFTC.

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Wednesday
Mar062019

CFTC awards whistleblower $2 million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced Monday an award of more than $2 million to an individual whistleblower for original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Thursday
Aug232018

CFTC adopts simpler rules for compliance officers

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted rules Tuesday that simplify requirements for compliance officers and harmonize the agency's approach to compliance with the SEC.

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Tuesday
Jun122018

Selva Ozelli: How should cyptocurrency bribes be valued?

At the federal level in the United States, cryptocurrencies have a lot of regulators -- FinCEN, OFAC,  the IRS, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the SEC among them. 

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Tuesday
Nov072017

CFTC fines Cargill $10 million for hiding trade costs

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined Cargill Inc. $10 million Monday for concealing its full mark-up on certain swaps in violation of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC rules.

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Thursday
Sep152016

CFTC plans to expand whistleblower awards and protections

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is asking for public comments about proposed amendments to the agency's whistleblower rules.

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Monday
Aug082016

CFTC pays its fourth (and smallest) whistleblower award

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced an award of about $50,000 to a whistleblower for original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Tuesday
Apr122016

Jackpot: CFTC awards whistleblower more than $10 Million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded more than $10 million to a whistleblower last week who provided key original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Monday
Mar212016

CFTC: Give our new whistleblower website a try

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched a new whistleblower website at www.whistleblower.gov. The new site has information about the agency's whistleblower program for potential violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Job: Compliance Director (Cargill - Black River)

Job Title: Compliance Director

Employer: Cargill / Black River Asset Management

Location: Hopkins, Minnesota (USA)

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