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Entries in CFTC (11)

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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Monday
Aug112014

U.S. to Deutsche Bank: Fix reporting and risk controls

Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, courtesy of WikipediaU.S. banking regulators have ordered Deutsche Bank AG to improve its compliance systems and risk controls, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Interview with Christopher Ehrman, Director of the CFTC Whistleblower Office

As readers of the FCPA Blog know, the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010 created whistleblower bounty programs in both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

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Wednesday
May212014

CFTC pays $240,000 to first whistleblower

The acting chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said Tuesday the agency will make its first award to a whistleblower under the program created by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.

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Monday
Jan132014

Whistleblowing -- learn from directors of the SEC, CFTC and IRS programs

On January 22, the ABA will host a panel discussion with the directors of three federal whistleblower programs: the SEC, CFTC and IRS. The program will provide an overview of the whistleblower programs and address hypothetical ethical situations often faced by whistleblowers and their attorneys.

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Wednesday
Jan082014

RBS pleads guilty to manipulating LIBOR, false reporting

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK settled charges on Monday with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for manipulating the Japanese Yen London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and for felony wire fraud.

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