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December

  • James E. Newsome Sworn In as CFTC Chairman, 4594-01, December 31, 2001
  • Joint Press Release by SEC and CFTC, 4593-01, December 21, 2001
  • CFTC's Futures and Options Combined Commitments of Traders Report Now Available Weekly, 4591-01, December 18, 2001
  • Options Clearing Corporation Approved to Clear Commodity Futures, 4589-01, December 10, 2001

November

  • CFTC Announces New Temporary Location for Its New York Regional Office, 4588-01 , November 30, 2001
  • CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee Subcommittees Release Interim Reports, 4587-01, November 21, 2001
  • CFTC Issues Consumer Advisory Warning the Public About Commodity Scams Arising Out of The Tragic Events of September 11, 2001, 4584-01, November 13, 2001
  • CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee to Meet in Chicago on November 27, 2001, 4581-01, November 2, 2001

October

  • CFTC Recognizes First Offshore Clearinghouse Under CFMA, 4579-01, October 30, 2001
  • CFTC and SEC Extend Comment Periods for Joint Rules Relating to Margin Requirements and Treatment of Customer Funds for Security Futures Products to December 5, 2001, 4578-01, October 29, 2001
  • CFTC Adopts Rules on Listing Standards and Conditions for Trading Futures Products, 4576-01, October 25, 2001
  • CFTC Adopts More Flexible Regulations for Intermediaries, 4575-01, October 18, 2001
  • CFTC's Division of Trading and Markets Clarifies Certain Exemptive Relief, Advisory 42-01, October 5, 2001

September

  • CFTC Requests Records Search by Futures-Related Entities Following Attacks, 4572-01, September 28, 2001
  • CFTC and SEC Propose Joint Rules Relating to Margin Requirements and Treatment of Customer Funds for Security Futures Products, 4571-01, September 27, 2001
  • CFTC to Co-sponsor Public Workshop on Financial Privacy Notices, September 24, 2001 (Joint Press Release)
  • CFTC Provides Additional Relief to Futures Industry Following Attacks, 4570-01, September 19, 2001
  • CFTC Acting Chairman James Newsome and Key Staff Members Travel to New York to Meet With the Commission's New York Regional Staff, 4569-01, September 18, 2001
  • Closing of the Securities and Futures Markets on Wednesday, 4567-01, September 12, 2001

August

  • CFTC and SEC Propose Joint Rules Relating to Trading of Security Futures Products; Cash Settlement, Trading Halts, 4561-01, August 24, 2001
  • CFTC Issues New Rules for Futures Clearinghouses, 4560-01, August 22, 2001
  • CFTC Recognizes New Joint Venture Exchange for Single-Stock Futures, 4559-01, August 22, 2001
  • CFTC Approves NFA Rules on Single-Stock Futures, 4558-01, August 21, 2001
  • CFTC Proposes More Flexible Regulations for Intermediaries, 4557-01, August 21, 2001
  • CFTC Final Rules Provide Notice-Designation Procedures for Securities Exchange that Plan to Trade Single-Stock Futures, 4556-01, August 21, 2001
  • CFTC and SEC adopt Joint Rules and Issue Joint Order Relating to Trading of Security Futures Products in the United States, 4554-01, August 21, 2001
  • CFTC Adopts First Set of Final Rules on Single-Stock Futures, 4550-01, August 13, 2001
  • CFTC Releases Market Surveillance Rule Enforcement Review of the Chicago Board of Trade, 4548-01, August 7, 2001
  • CFTC Kicks Off Implementation of the Commodity Futures Modernization Act by Adopting New Rules for Exchanges, 4547-01, August 1, 2001

July

  • CFTC's Global Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on August 1, 2001, 4546-01, July 30, 2001
  • CFTC Requests Comments on Its Proposed Rule to Restrict Dual Trading in Security Futures Products, 4541-01, July 11, 2001
  • CFTC Approves First New Derivatives Clearing Organization, 4540-01, July 11, 2001

June

  • CFTC and SEC Extend Comment Period for Jointly Proposed Rules, 4534-01, June 26, 2001
  • CFTC and Capital Market Board of Turkey Sign Memorandum of Understanding, 4532-01, June 25, 2001
  • CFTC Requests Comments for Intermediaries Study, 4531-01, June 22, 2001
  • CFTC Issues Order Concerning Treatment of Customer Funds Held in Connection with Products Traded on MEFF and Cleared by CME, 4530-01, June 21, 2001
  • CFTC Designates Brokertec Futures Exchange as a Contract Market and Brokertec Clearing Corporation as a Registered Derivatives Clearing Organization, 4526-01, June 19, 2001
  • CFTC Staff Allows MEFF Renta Variable's Futures Contracts Based on the S&P Euro Index and the S&P Europe 350 Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4525-01, June 14, 2001
  • CFTC Releases Rule Enforcement Review of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, 4524-01, June 11, 2001

May

  • CFTC Staff Allows LIFFE's Mini Futures Contract Based on the FTSE 100 Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4521-01, May 31, 2001
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Notice-Designated Contract Markets in Security Futures Products, 4520-01, May 31, 2001
  • CFTC Staff Allows the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Futures Contract Based on the S&P/TOPIX 150 Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4519-01, May 23, 2001
  • Proposed Rules to Provide for Notice Registration as a Futures Commission Merchant or Introducing Broker for Securities Broker-Dealers Trading Security Futures Products, 4517-01, May 17, 2001
  • CFTC Staff Allows the Mercato Italiano dei Derivati Division's miniFIB Futures Contract Based on the MIB 30 Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4516-01, May 17, 2001
  • CFTC Proposes Rules for Derivatives Clearing Organizations, 4515-01, May 14, 2001
  • CFTC and SEC Propose Joint Rules Relating to Security Futures Products, 4514-01, May 10, 2001

April

  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Issues Final Privacy Regulations Implementing Notice Requirements and Restrictions on the Ability of Financial Institutions Subject to Its Jurisdiction to Disclose Nonpublic Personal Information About Consumers to Nonaffiliated Third Parties, 4511-01, April 27, 2001
  • CFTC Adopts Rules for Opting Out of Segregation, as to Trading Conducted on a Registered Derivatives Transaction Execution Facility, 4510-01, April 25, 2001
  • Proposed Rules to Govern Requests for Exemptive Orders by Securities Broker-Dealers Trading Security Futures Products, 4509-01, April 19, 2001
  • Farm Groups Meet to discuss Risk Management Measures for Farmers, 4505-01, April 4, 2001

March

  • CFTC Releases Rule Enforcement Review of the Cantor Financial Futures Exchange, 4501-01, March 28, 2001
  • CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet on Wednesday, March 28, 2001 4500-01, March 26, 2001
  • CFTC Issues Proposed Privacy Regulations Implementing Notice Requirements and Restrictions on Financial Institutions Subjects to Its Jurisdiction, 4498-01, on March 19, 2001.
  • International Futures Regulators Meeting, 4497-01, on March 15, 2001
  • CFTC Announces Releases of 2001 Report on Exchange-Traded Derivatives in Developing Capital Markets, 4496-01, on March 13, 2001
  • CFTC Launches Redesigned Website, 4495-01, on March 12, 2001
  • CFTC Proposes Rule for Opting Out of Segregation For Trading Conducted on a Registered Derivatives Transaction Execution Facility, 4494-01, March 8, 2001
  • CFTC Proposes Rules Implementing Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, 4493-01, March 5, 2001

February

  • CFTC Appoints Commissioner Erickson Chairman of Technology Advisory Committee, 4490-01, February 14, 2001
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Advisory on Foreign Currency, 06-01, February 5, 2001

January

  • CFTC Names James E. Newsome Acting Chairman, 4485-01, January 5, 2001.

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