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December

  • CFTC Issues Final Rules Regarding Extensions of Time to File Annual Reports for Commodity Pools That Are Invested in Other Collective Investment Vehicles, 4484-00, December 27, 2000.
  • CFTC Designates OnExchange Board of Trade as a Contract Market and OnExchange Clearing Corporation as a Registered Clearing Organization, 4483-00, December 27, 2000.
  • CFTC Issues Partial Withdrawal of New Regulatory Framework, 4481-00, December 21, 2000.
  • CFTC Chairman William J. Rainer Resigns, 4480-00, December 20, 2000.
  • Congress Passes Commodity Futures Modernization Act, CFTC Reauthorized for Five Years, 4479-00, December 15, 2000.
  • The CFTC and the Commodities' Exchanges Commission of the Ministry of the Russian Federation Anti-Monopoly Policy and Support of Entrepreneurship Sign Joint Statement, 4478-00, December 12, 2000.

November

  • CFTC Approves Rules Implementing New Regulatory Framework, 4475-00, November 21, 2000.
  • CFTC Approves the Sydney Futures Exchange's SPI 200 Futures Contract Based on the Standard & Poors/Australian Stock Exchange 200 Index for Offer or Sale in the U.S., 4473-00, November 14, 2000.
  • CFTC Issues Proposed Rules Regarding Extensions of Time to File Annual Reports for Commodity Pools that are Invested in Other Collective Investment Vehicles, 4470-00, November 7, 2000.
  • CFTC Postpones Open Meeting Scheduled for Today, 4469-00, November 6, 2000.

October

  • CFTC Reschedules Open Meeting for Monday, November 6th, 4468-00, October 31, 2000.
  • CFTC Postpones Open Meeting,  4467-00, October 31, 2000.
  • CFTC Reschedules Open Meeting,  4464-00, October 26, 2000.
  • CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on October 30th,  4462-00, October 23, 2000.
  • Statement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Passage of HR 4541,  4461-00, October 20, 2000.
  • CFTC Revises Its Interpretation of the Rule 30.7 Foreign Futures and Foreign Options Secured Amount Requirement,  4460-00, October 11, 2000.
  • CFTC Releases Rule Enforcement Review of the NYMEX Division of the New York Mercantile Exchange,  4458-00, October 5, 2000.

September

  • CFTC Release Rule Enforcement Review of Kansas City Board of Trade,  4449-00, September 21, 2000.
  • CFTC and SEC Announce Agreement to Reform Shad-Johnson Accord,  4447-00, September 14, 2000.
  • CFTC Proposes to Revise Its Interpretation of the Rule 30.7 Foreign Futures and Foreign Options Secured Amount Requirement,  4441-00, September 6, 2000.
  • United States of Appeals Upholds CFTC Order Holding a Futures Commission Merchant Liable, Under a Voluntarily-Undertaken Guarantee Agreement, for a Commodity Exchange Act Violation Committed by Its Guaranteed Introducing Broker,  4440-00, September 5, 2000.

August

  • CFTC Approves CBT Proposal to Increase Maximum Daily Price Fluctuation Limits for Its Agricultural and Precious Metal Futures and Option Contracts,  4435-00, August 14, 2000.
  • Commission Approves Step One of Chicago Board of Trade Restructuring Plan,  4434-00, August 10, 2000.
  • CFTC Extends Comment Period for Proposal Concerning New Regulatory Framework,  4432-00, August 7, 2000.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Adopts Revisions to Rule 4.7,  4431-00, August 4, 2000.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Issues Amendments to Regulation 1.59 Regarding Trading Prohibitions Imposed on Certain Persons Affiliated with Self-Regulatory Organizations,  4430-00, August 4, 2000.
  • CFTC Adopts Amendments to Part 30 of Its Rules Expanding Significantly the Ability of U.S. Persons to Place Foreign Futures and Foreign Options Orders,  4429-00, August 2, 2000.

July  

  • Commission Approves New York Mercantile Exchange Demutualization Proposal,  4427-00, July 27, 2000.
  • Commission Raises Maximum Amount of Civil Monetary Penalties to Adjust for Inflation,  4426-00, July 25, 2000.
  • CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet Today,  4423-00, July 19, 2000.
  • CFTC Designates Merchants' Exchange of St. Louis as a Contract Market,  4421-00, July 13, 2000.
  • CFTC Releases Rule Enforcement Review of Chicago Board of Trade,  4419-00, July 6, 2000.
  • CFTC Issues Statements of Policy Permitting Certain Foreign Boards of Trade to List New Futures and Option Contracts through U.S.-Located Trading Systems, 4414-00, July 3, 2000.

June

  • CFTC Staff Allows SGX-DT’s Futures Contract Based on the Morgan Stanley Capital International Singapore Free Stock Index to be Offered or Sold in the U.S., 4409-00, June 22, 2000.
  • CFTC Approves Demutualization Proposal, 4407-00, June 16, 2000.
  • CFTC Releases Proposal on New Regulatory Framework, 4405-00, June 8, 2000.

May

  • CFTC Staff Allows the Offer and Sale in the U.S. of  Futures Contracts on the OMXCAP Index traded on OM London Exchange Ltd and OM Stockholm Exchange AB, 4402-00, May 25, 2000.
  • CFTC, SEC, and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Sign Memorandum of Understranding (MOU), 4400-00, May 16, 2000.
  • CFTC Particpates in International "Internet Surf Day" To Uncover Fraudulent Promotion of Commodity Schemes, 4399-00, May 15, 2000.

April

  • CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee to Meet on April 25, 2000, 4396-00, April 17, 2000.
  • CFTC Revises Guidance on How NFA Should Use Exchange Disciplinary Actions as "Other Good Cause" to Affect Floor Broker/Floor Trader Registration, 4395-00, April 17, 2000.
  • CFTC Staff Allows the Offer and Sale in the U.S. of Futures Contracts on the LIFFE's Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Pan-Euro Index and the MSCI Euro Index, and on the EUREX's Dow Jones STOXX 50 Index and the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index, 4392-00, April 6, 2000.
  • The CFTC and the Italian Commissione Nazionale Per Le Societa E La Bors Supplement MOU, 4391-00, April 6, 2000.
  • CFTC Staff Allows the Offer and Sale in the U.S. of Futures Contracts on the FTSE International Limited Eurobloc 100 Index, the Eurotop 300 Index, and the Eurotop 300 (Ex. U.K.) Index, 4390-00, April 5, 2000.

March

  • CFTC Cancels Open Meeting Scheduled for March 29, 2000, 4384-00, March 21, 2000.
  • International Futures Regulators Meeting, 4381-00, March 16, 2000.
  • CFTC Releases Report Regarding Gold Options Trading on September 28, 1999, 4380-00, March 14, 2000.
  • CFTC Approves LIFFE's Futures Contract Based on the FTSE International Limited Eurotop 100 Index to be Offered or Sold in the United States, 4379-00, March 14, 2000.
  • Commission Approves Internet-Based FutureCom Exchange, 4378-00, March 14, 2000.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Affirms Liability Findings of the CFTC that R&W Technical Services LTD. and Gregory M. Reagan Fraudulently Solicited Customers, in Violation of Sections 4b(a)(i), 4b(a)(iii), and 4o of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC Rule 4.41(a), 4377-00, March 9, 2000.
  • CFTC ISSUES FINAL RULE EXEMPTING CERTAIN COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORS FROM REGISTRATION; New Rule Eliminates Registration Requirement For Commodity Trading Advisors That Distribute Standardized Commodity Trading Advice Through Periodicals, The Internet, and Similar Media, 4374-00, March 7, 2000.
  • CFTC Approves MONEP Exchange's Futures Contracts Based on the Dow Jones STOXX 50 Index and the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Index to be Offered or Sold in the United States, 4373-00, March 6, 2000.
  • CFTC Permits Use of Electronic Signatures by Customers of FCMs, Clients of CTAs and Commodity Pool Participants, 4372-00, March 6, 2000.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes Revisions to Rule 4.7, 4371-00, March 3, 2000.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes Revisions to Rule 4.5, 4370-00, March 2, 2000.

February

  • CFTC Transmits Regulatory Changes to Congress, 4367-00, February 22, 2000.
  • Commission Approves Cantor Financial Futures Exchange Block Trading Proposal,  4362-00, February 14, 2000.

January

  • CFTC Reports all U.S. Futures Exchanges Scheduled to Open Today Have Done so and are Operating Normally, 4353-00, January 3, 2000


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