February 9, 2012
By Christopher Doering
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved a rule on Thursday designed to shed more light on trading in the futures and swaps markets, the agency's latest effort to protect customers following the collapse of MF Global last October.
The rule, which was approved 4-1 in private by the CFTC's five commissioners, would require investment companies such as mutual funds that invest in commodities to register with the CFTC. It reinstates measures in place prior to 2003.
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Last Updated: February 10, 2012