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December

  • Commission Notice: Destroyed Records - To All SROs, Futures Commission Merchants, and Other Registrants. Advisory 52-96
  • CFTC Notifies CBT that the Delivery Terms of its Corn and Soybean Futures Contracts Do Not Satisfy the Statutory Objectives of the Commodity Exchange Act #3983-96 December 19, 1996 Also: Federal Register Notice
  • CFTC to Vote on a Staff Recommendation Regarding Delivery Point Specifications of the Chicago Board of Trade's Corn and Soybean Futures Contracts #3982-96 December 18, 1996
  • Commodity Derivatives Regulators Set Out Program to Strengthen Supervision of International Markets November 26, 1996
  • CFTC Postpones Effective Date For Interpretation Regarding Use of Electronic Media by Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors #3979-96 December 11, 1996 Also: Related Interpretation
  • CFTC Appoints Marvin Jackson To Be Eastern Regional Office Coordinator #3978-96 December 11, 1996

November

  • CFTC Approves CME's Dow Jones Taiwan Stock Index Futures And Option Contracts 3973-96 November 27, 1996
  • Commission Receives Staff Report On CBT March 1996 Wheat Futures Contract Expiration And Institutes A Review of Exchange Disciplinary Actions #3972-96 November 27, 1996
  • CFTC Proposes to Amend Procedures Relating to its Review and Approval of Applications for Contract Market Designation #3967-96 November 19, 1996

October

  • CFTC Cooperating with Department of Energy on Heating Oil Review #3962-96 (October 22, 1996)
  • CFTC Notifies the Minneapolis Grain Exchange of Its Results of a Rule Enforcement Review #3961-96 (October 18, 1996)
  • CFTC Notifies the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange, Inc. of Its Results of a Rule Enforcement Review #3960-96 (October 18, 1996)
  • CFTC Notifies the NFA of the Results of It's Recent Review of NFA's Registration Processing Program #3953-96 (October 11, 1996)
  • CFTC Notifies the Chicago Board of Trade of the Results of It's Review of the Exchange's Financial and Sales Practice Surveillance Programs #3950-96 (October 3, 1996)
  • CFTC Announces Exchange Order and Trade Automation Roundtable Discussion #3949-96 (October 3, 1996)

September

  • CFTC'S Agricultural Advisory Committee to meet on October 2, 1996 #3941-96 (September 24, 1996)
  • CFTC Chairperson Born Welcomes Release of Final Windsor Co-chair Report #3939-96 September 16, 1996
  • The CFTC and the New Zealand Securities Commission Sign MOU #3938-96 September 16, 1996
  • The CFTC Announces Further International Cooperation #3937-96 September 5, 1996
  • David D. Spears Sworn in as CFTC Commissioner #3936-96 September 4, 1996

August

  • Brooksley E. Born Sworn in as CFTC Chairperson #3934-96 August 26, 1996
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Releases Report on status of Audit Trails at U.S. Exchanges and Results of Exchange Audit Trail Re-tests #3931-96 August 12, 1996
  • Results of a NYMEX Recent Rule Enforcement Review #3931-96 August 12, 1996
  • Ethics Training Advisory #41-96 August 9, 1996
  • CFTC's Division of Enforcement Sets Up Interactive Internet Enforcement Webpage, Linked to the CFTC Home Page #3930-96 August 9, 1996

July

  • Advisory: Responsibilities of Futures Commission Merchants and Relevant Depositories with Respect to Third Party Custodial Accounts #37-96 (July 25, 1996)
  • CFTC Approves Ammended Stock Index Futures Price Limits #3926-96 (July 19, 1996 )

June

  • The Execution By Brazil Regulatory Agency Of The Declaration of Cooperation and Supervision of International Futures Exchanges and Clearing Organizations #3819-96 (June 19, 1996)
  • CFTC Will Hold a Day-Long Interactive Symposium on Internal Controls and Risk Management Practices on June 24th #3920-96 (June 19, 1996)
  • CFTC Statement Concerning the Copper Market #3918 (June 14, 1996)

May

  • Advisory: Electronic Filing of Financial Reports #28-96 (May 28, 1996)
  • Advisory Committee on CFTC-State Cooperation #3913-96 (May 17, 1996)
  • CFTC's Division of Economic Analysis Issues Satements of Policy and Guidance Relating to "Hedge-to-Arrive" Contracts #3911-96 (May 15, 1996)
  • CFTC Advisory: Market Automation Briefings #25-96 (May 13, 1996)
  • Advisory Concerning Commission Rule1.33(b) #22-96 (May 2, 1996)
  • CFTC'S Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet on May 8, 1996 #3910-96 (May 1, 1996)

April

  • CFTC Approves Final Early Warning Reporting Requirements #3907-96 (April 25, 1996)
  • CFTC Releases its Semiannual Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) #3908-96 (April 24, 1996)
  • Foreign Instrument Approvals & Exemptions #1-91 (April 19, 1996)
  • CFTC Approves Record Number of Contracts #3903-96 (April 12, 1996)
  • Advisory: Offshore commodity pools relief for certain regustered CPOs from rules 4.21, 4.22, and 4.23(a)(10) and (a)(11) and from the location of books and records requirement of rule 4.23 #18-96 (April 11, 1996)
  • Rule Enforcement Review of Exchange Programs for Monitoring Corrections to Time and Sales Records #3901-96 (April 10, 1996)

March

  • CFTC Amends Rule 30.3 to Eliminate the Requirement of a Specific Order for Foreign Commodity Options #15-96 (March 26, 1996)
  • International Futures Regulators Sign Declaration on Cooperation #3995-96 (March 15, 1996)
  • CFTC Continues to Expand Internet Home Page #3894-96 (March 13, 1996)
  • CFTC Announces the Adoption of Substantial Revisions to Its Disclosure Rules for CPOs and CTAs Contained in Part 4 #10-96 (March 6, 1996)
  • CFTC's Trading & Markets Division Authorizesthe DTB to Install and Utilize Computer Terminals in the United States #3893-96 (March 4, 1996)

February

  • CFTC Accepts Quarterly Review for First Quarter, FY 1996 #3891-96 (February 20, 1996)
  • CFTC to Hold Open Meeting #3890-96 (February 14, 1996)

January

  • CFTC Names John E. Tull, Jr. Acting Chairman #3889-96 (January 29, 1996)