Narrowing CFTC Enforcement Possible Under Trump, Lawyers Say

December 08, 2016

The CFTC could narrow its interpretation of antimanipulation authority granted by the Dodd-Frank Act once President-elect Trump takes office, enforcement lawyers told Bloomberg BNA.

There are certain types of cases that are less likely to be prosecuted because they’re borderline and don’t go to what the CFTC’s mandate is, which includes policing fraud, manipulation and trade practice abuse.

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