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December

  • CFTC Issues an Order Granting Dual Trading Exemption to the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange, Inc., 4223-98, December 24, 1998.
  • CFTC Adopts New Regulation 1.69 Requiring Self-Regulatory Organizations to Adopt Rules Prohibiting Governing Board, Disciplinary Committee and Oversight Panel Members from Deliberating or Voting on Certain Matters,  4222-98, December 23, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Announces Education Initiative, 4220-98, December 22, 1998,
  • CFTC Global Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on December 9, 1998, 4213-98, December 8, 1998.
  • CFTC Adopts Final Rules Establishing Procedures for Requesting Exemptive, No-Action and Interpretative Letters, 4211-98, December 3, 1998.

November

  • The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Reminds FCM's and IB's of their Obligation to Prepare their Reporting and Disclosure Systems to Accommodate the Introduction of the New Euro-Currency, 47-98, November 6, 1998.

October

  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Approves National Futures Association Rule to Permit Two-Part Documents by Commodity Pool Operators, 4200-98, October 29, 1998.
  • Rule Enforcement Review of the Financial and Sales Practice Compliance Programs of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the New York Mercantile Exchange and the National Futures Association, 4199-98, October 29, 1998.
  • CFTC Notifies the Kansas City Board of Trade of the Result of a Rule Enforcement Review, 4198-98, October 29, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Year 2000 Reporting Requirements for Certified Public Accountants, 42-98, October 15, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Amends Its Rules of Practice, 4196-98, October 15, 1998.

September

  • CFTC Extends Comment Period for Concept Release Concerning the Placement of Foreign Board of Trade Computer Terminals in the United States, 4193-98, September 18, 1998.
  • CFTC Extends Comment Period Regarding Proposed Revisions to Speculative Position Limits, 4192-98, September 15, 1998.
  • CFTC Unveils Redesigned Website, 4191-98, September 15, 1998.
  • Director of Enforcement Geoffrey F. Aronow Announces Plans To Leave The Commission, 4190-98,
    September 14, 1998.
  • CFTC Extends Comment Period for Concept Release Regarding Over-the-Counter Derivatives, 4189-98, September 11, 1998.
  • CFTC Extends Comment Period for Petition Submitted by the London Clearing House Limited, 4188-98, September 9, 1998.
  • CFTC Designates Cantor Financial Futures Exchange, Inc. as a Contract Market, 4186-98, September 4, 1998

August

  • U.S. Circuit Court Affirms Subpoena Enforcement Order in CFTC v. Richard W. Tokheim, No. 97-4120, 4183-98, August 26, 1998.
  • CFTC Amends Its Maintenance of Minimum Financial Requirements Rule, Rule 1.12, to Require an FCM to Notify Immediately the CFTC When It Becomes Undersegregated or Undersecured, 4181-98, August 25, 1998.  Text of Federal Register.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Amends Commission Regulation 1.35(a-1) in Order to permit Regulated Investment Managers to Place Bunched Orders for Futures and Futures Option Contracts Without Individual Account Identifiers and to Allocate Those Orders on a Post-Trade Basis, 4180-98, August 21, 1998.  Text of Federal Register.
  • James E. Newsome Sworn in as CFTC Commissioner, 4176-98, August 10, 1998.
  • CFTC's Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet on August 12, 1998, 4175-98, August 5, 1998.

July

  • CFTC to Hold Public Meeting Relating to the Application of Cantor Financial Futures Exchange for Designation as Contract Market, 4174-98, July 30, 1998.
  • CFTC Notifies the New York Cotton Exchange of Its Results of a Rule Enforcement Review, 4173-98, July 29, 1998.
  • CFTC Issues Concept Release Concerning Placement of Foreign Board of Trade Computer Terminals in the United States, 4170-98, July 17, 1998.
  • CFTC Proposes Further Streamlining of Contract Market Designation Process, 4169-98, July 15, 1998.
  • CFTC Proposes Reform of Speculative Position Limit Rules, 4167-98, July 15, 1998.
  • CFTC Approves New York Mercantile Exchange's Specialist Market Maker Program, 4165-98, July 9, 1998.
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on the London Clearing Hour's Petition for Exemption, 4163-98, July 1, 1998.

June

  • CFTC Seeks Additional Public Comment on the Application of Cantor Financial Futures Exchange for Contract Market Designation, 4160-98, June 26, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Extends Deadline for Public Comment on the Concept Release Concerning Over-the-Counter Derivatives, 4159-98, June 18, 1998.
  • CFTC Issues a Concept Release Regarding Performance Reporting and Disclosure Issues for CTAs and CPOs, 4157-98, June 11, 1998.  Text of the Concept Release.
  • CFTC Amends Its Net Capital Rule to Eliminate the Short Option Value Charge Against the Capital of an FCM, 4156-98, June 11, 1998.  Text of Minimum Financial Requirement for FCMs.
  • CFTC Repeals Commission Regulation 33.4(a)(2) to Permit the Futures-Style Margining of Commodity Options Traded on Regulated Futures Exchanges, 4155-98, June 11, 1998.  Text of Final Rulemaking Permitting Futures-style Margining of Commodity Options.
  • CFTC's Financial Products Advisory Committee to Meet on June 11, 1998, 4154-98, June 9, 1998.
  • CFTC Proposes to Amend Its Recordkeepting Requirements, 4148-98, June 1, 1998.

May

  • CFTC's Global Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on May 14, 1998, 4146-98, May 12, 1998.
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on the New York Mercantile Exchange's Proposed Specialist Market, 4145-98, May 12, 1998.
  • CFTC Approves Chicago Board of Trade Proposals for Corn and Soybean Futures Contracts, 4143-98, May 7, 1998.
  • CFTC Issues Concept Release Concerning Over-The-Counter Derivatives Market, 4142-98, May 7, 1998.

April

  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Regulation 1.41(k) Concerning the Trading Hours of Contract Markets, 4141-98, April 29, 1998.
  • Commission Issues Advisory Regarding Year 2000 Problem -- Reporting and Disclosure Requirements, 4140-98, April 29, 1998.
  • CFTC Approves Rules Facilitating Merger Between Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange, Inc. and New York Cotton Exchange, 4138-98, April 27, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Extends the Comment Period on Certain Parts of the Concept Release Concerning the Regulation of Noncompetitive Transactions Executed on or Subject to the Rules, 4137-98, April 27, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Lifts ban On Agricultural Trade Options; Announces Pilot Program, 4135-98, April 9, 1998.
  • CFTC Notifies the New York Mercantile Exchange's COMEX Division of Its Results of A Rule Enforcement Review, 4134-98, April 9, 1998.

March

  • CFTC Releases Consumer Advisory on Foreign Currency Trading Fraud, 4127-98, March 30, 1998.
  • International Futures Regulators Amend Declaration On Cooperation And Supervision Of International Futures Markets And Clearing Organizations To Address Potential Manipulative Or Abusive Practices, 4125-98, March 20, 1998.
  • Commissioner Barbara Holum Announces Membership of the CFTC's Global Markets Advisory Committee, 4124-98, March 19, 1998.
  • CFTC Proposes to Amend Its Rules of Practice, 4123-98, March 18, 1998.
  • CFTC Extends Deadline for Public Comment On Its Concept Release Concerning the Regulation of Noncompetitive Transactions Executed on or Subject to the Rules of a Contract Market, 4122-98, March 16, 1998.
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Amendments To Its Net Capital Rule, Rule 1.17, That Will Eliminate The Charge Against The Capitol Of An FCM, Known as the The Short Option Value Charge, 4118-98, March 11, 1998.
  • CFTC Establishes Global Markets Advisory Committee, 4117-98, March 10, 1998.
  • CFTC Notifies the New York Cotton Exchange of its Results of A Rule Enforcement Review, 4114-98, March 3, 1998.

February

  • CFTC's Financial Products Advisory Committee to Meet on February 25, 1998, 4113-98, February 23, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Announces Participation in COSRA Investor Education Week, 4112-98, February 24, 1998.
  • CFTC Adopts Amendments to Its Risk Disclosure Rules Governing Futures Commission Merchants and Introducing Brokers, 4106-98, February 13, 1998.
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on the Application of Cantor Financial Futures Exchange to Become Designated as a Contract Market For Computer-Based Trading of Various U.S. Treasury Securities Futures Contracts, 4101-98, February 2, 1998.

January

  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on the Regulation of Noncompetitive Transactions Executed on or Subject to the Rules of an Exchange, 4100-98, January 22, 1998.
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Regulation to Establish Conflict of Interest Restrictions for Self-Regulatory Organizations Governing Boards and Committees, 4099-98, January 21, 1998.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Procedures for Requesting Exemptive, No-Action and Interpretative Letters 4097-98, January 13, 1998
  • CFTC Appoints Chairperson Born as Chair of its Financial Products Advisory Committee and Commissioner Spears as Chair of its Agricultural Advisory Committee, 4095-98, January 12, 1998
  • CFTC Proposes to Amend its Regulation 1.35(a-1) to Permit Regulated Investment Managers to Place Bunched Orders for Futures and Futures Option Contracts Without Individual Account Identifiers and to Allocate Those Orders on a Post-Trade Basis, 4094-98, January 8, 1998
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Issues a Concept Release on the Denomination of Customer Funds and the Location of Depositories, 4093-98, January 8, 1998
  • CFTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Rule 1.12 That Will Require an FCM to notify Immediately the CFTC When it Becomes Undersegregated or Undersecured 4092-98, January 7, 1998

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