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Commodity Futures Trading Commission act of 1974

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Commodity Futures Trading Commission act of 1974

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act,
  • Commodity exchanges -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCommittee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15004491M

      An independent U.S. federal agency established by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of The Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulates the commodity futures and options markets. Its goals include the promotion of competitive and efficient futures markets and the protection of investors against manipulation, abusive trade. '-. of 7 use 4a note. TITLE r—COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION SEC. (a) Section 2(a) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 2,4), is amended— (1) By inserting " (1)" after the subsection designation. (2) By striking the last sentence of section 2(a) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new sentence.

    I AM pleased to announce that I have signed into law H.R. , the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of This act will provide the first major overhaul of the existing Commodity Exchange Act since its inception by establishing a new regulatory structure to apply to all commodity futures trading. They passed the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of in order to establish the CFTC. This new agency took the place of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Commodity Exchange Authority with regards to regulating both commodity futures and options exchanges and markets throughout the U.S.

    Effective Janu , the Futures Trading Act of , Pub.L. No. , 96 Stat. , repealed the total ban, previously found in 7 U.S.C. Sec. 6c(a), on the trading of options on agricultural commodities specifically enumerated prior to in section 2(a)(1) of the Act. Public Law No: (10/23/) (LATEST SUMMARY) Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act - =Title I: Commodity Futures Trading Commission= - Establishes a Commodity Futures Trading Commission to be composed of five Commissioners appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.


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Commodity Futures Trading Commission act of 1974 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Download PDF EPUB FB2

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Act of (P.L. ) created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to replace the U.S. Department of Agriculture ’s Commodity Exchange Authority, as the independent federal agency responsible for regulating the futures trading d by: the 93rd United States Congress.

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Act of (P.L. ) created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to replace the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Exchange Authority, as the independent federal agency responsible for regulating the futures trading industry. The Act made extensive changes in the basic authority of Commodity Exchange Act.

What Is the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent U.S. federal agency established by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act.

markets, Congress enacted the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of The fundamental purpose of the Act is to insure fair practice and honest dealing, and to pro­ vide some control over excessive speculative activity which causes injury to producers, consumers and the ex­ changes.

To enforce the Act's provisions, Congress created. The Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) regulates the trading of commodity futures in the United States.

Passed init has been amended several times since then. The CEA establishes the statutory framework under which the CFTC operates.

Under this Act, the CFTC has authority to establish regulations. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of created the CFTC as the new regulator of commodity exchanges. (ii) Any exemption from the requirements of §§§§ or § claimed hereunder shall not affect the obligation of the commodity trading advisor to comply with all other applicable provisions of part 4, the Act and the Commission's rules and regulations, with respect to any qualified eligible person and any other.

The laws authorizing CFTC’s activities and the regulations issued by CFTC to carry out those activities, as well as related rulemaking, enforcement, and adjudicatory references.

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of hearings before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session, on H.R.Janu 24, 29, 30, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Futures contracts for agricultural commodities have been traded in the United States for more than years and have been under Federal regulation since the s.

When the CFTC was created in with the enactment of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act, most futures trading took place in the agricultural sector. Over the years, the. InCongress established the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The same legislation also authorized the creation of registered futures associations, giving the industry the opportunity to create a self-regulatory organization 1.

Established: As an independent agency, by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act (88 Stat. ), Octo Predecessor Agencies: Grain Futures Commission () Commodity Exchange Commission () In the Department of Agriculture: Administration of the Grain Futures Trading Act () Grain Futures.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) advises the public not to take cash from their retirement plans under relaxed distribution rules provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. The Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) provides federal regulation of all futures trading activities.

It is designed to prevent and remove obstructions on the interstate commerce in commodities by. “commodity broker’s representative” means a person who acts for, or by arrangement with, a commodity broker (other than a person who is a director of a corporation holding a commodity broker’s licence or is a person who is in the direct employment of a commodity broker) and who performs any of the functions of that commodity broker in connection with trading in commodity.

§ Exemption from registration as a commodity trading advisor. § Recordkeeping. Offshore Commodity Pools* *Note: NFA's address listed in the CFTC advisory is incorrect.

The correct address is: National Futures Association (Attn: Director of. A bill to modify the effective date of Public Law which permits U.S. citizens to purchase, hold, sell, or otherwise deal with gold in the United States or abroad in order to conform such effective date to the effective date of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of (; 93rd Congress H.R.

) -   I. Introduction The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") recently approved amendments to various CFTC regulations relating to registration as a commodity pool operator ("CPO").

Most notably, the CFTC has rescinded the exemption from registration as a CPO provided in Commodity Exchange Act Rule (a)(4), which. On OctoPresident Gerald R.

Ford approved Public Law 93–, which is commonly cited as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of (7 U.S.C. 2). The Act established the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which became operational in April of In grain and soybean futures prices skyrocketed, thanks in part to excessive speculation and manipulation.

Congress began to consider revising the federal regulatory scheme for commodities, and inCongress passed the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act.the Commission as a broker-dealer but is registered or registering with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a swap dealer or major swap participant.

These SBS Entities must file this form and a legible copy of the Form 7-R they file with the CFTC (or its designee) to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission.