U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) shook things up in 2016 with new theories and fresh interpretations of the law. Along with this came hefty fines reaching up to $1.2 billion in total. CFTC wasn’t the only regulatory group handing out large fines but the National Futures Association (“NFA”) also collected around $700,000. Between the quick enforcement and diverse violations in 2016, it is more important than ever to be in compliance. To read more about key takeaways of CFTC’s enforcement agenda click here.
Home Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense How CFTC’s Aggressive Enforcement in 2016 Could Mold Compliance Efforts in 2017