Category: CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) serves as the primary regulator overseeing the futures and options markets in the United States. Established in 1974, the CFTC’s mandate includes fostering open, transparent, competitive, and financially sound markets, protecting market participants against fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices, and ensuring the integrity of the derivatives marketplace. Through its enforcement of regulations and oversight of market participants such as commodity exchanges, futures commission merchants, and commodity pool operators, the CFTC aims to maintain market stability and promote investor confidence while facilitating risk management and price discovery in commodities, futures, and swaps markets.


Release ID: CFTC-PR-8892-24 Release Date: April 15, 2024 Source Access Date: May 24, 2024 Source URL: Categories: Foreign Exchange Market Headline: Federal Court Orders California Man and His Company to Pay $9 Million in Restitution and Penalties for Forex Fraud CFTC-PR-8892-24 Excerpt: Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced the entry of […]


Release ID: CFTC-PR-8854-24 Release Date: January 25, 2024 Source Access Date: May 21, 2024 Source URL: Categories: Agency Customer Advisory Artificial Intelligence Scams Headline: CFTC Customer Advisory Cautions the Public to Beware of Artificial Intelligence Scams CFTC-PR-8854-24 Excerpt: Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of Customer Education and Outreach today issued a […]