This week we take a break from our usual format to focus on three pieces of good news.
- The CFTC has filed its appeal in response to the swaps industry’s attempts to enroll the power of the judiciary branch to fight tighter regulation of position limits in commodity markets. CFTC, 11/16/12
- “The SEC has deepened its probe into whether Knight Capital Group Inc. did enough to police its trading systems before computer systems nearly destroyed the brokerage.” Wall St. Journal, 11/13/12
- In parallel with the US examination of Barclays for manipulating energy markets, UK regulators have opened an investigation into suspicious trading patterns and potential market manipulation in natural gas markets. Guardian, 11/12/12