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December

  • CFTC Extends Comment Period on Rule Amendment Providing Flexibility for Banks, Mutual Funds, Pension Plans, and Insurance Companies that Want to Use Single-Stock Futures, 4727-02, December 12, 2002

November

  • CFTC Issues Consumer Advisory Warning the Public About Commodity Scams Arising Out of the Possibility of Conflict with Iraq, 4724-02, November 13, 2002
  • CFTC Issues Web-Based Guidance on Security Futures, 4723-02, November 7, 2002
  • CFTC Allows Greater Access to Security Futures Markets, 4721-02, November 6, 2002
  • CFTC Commissioner Thomas J. Erickson Resigns, 4720-02, November 1, 2002

October

  • CFTC Provides Flexibility for Banks, Mutual Funds, Pension Plans, and Insurance Companies that Want to Use Single-Stock Futures, 4718-02, October 28, 2002
  • CFTC Conducts International Symposium and Training on Derivative Products, Markets and Financial Intermediaries, 4717-02, October 25, 2002
  • CFTC'S DIVISION OF ENFORCEMENT CREATES OFFICE OF COOPERATIVE ENFORCEMENT; Daniel Nathan Heads New Office Whose Mission is to Strengthen Ties to Other Regulators and Enhance Federal and State Commodities Prosecutions, 4715-02, October 23, 2002
  • CFTC's Division of Enforcement Names Three New Deputy Directors, 4714-02, October 22, 2002
  • Statement of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman James E. Newsome regarding the Justice Department's announcement today of Enron's chief energy trader's agreement to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud (in a scheme with others at Enron Corporation to manipulate California's energy market)
  • CFTC Issues Web-Based Guidance on Anti-Money Laundering, 4712-02, October 10, 2002
  • CFTC Releases Rule Enforcement Review of the Commodity Exchange Inc. Division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, 4707-02, October 02, 2002

September

  • Appointment of Richard E. Collier to be Central Regional Coordinator, 4702-02, September 18, 2002
  • CFTC'S DIVISION OF ENFORCEMENT NAMES NEW REGIONAL COUNSEL FOR CHICAGO AND NEW YORK OFFICES; Rosemary Hollinger New Regional Counsel for Chicago and Stephen Obie Takes Over as Regional Counsel for New York, 4701-02, September 18, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Participants for Its Roundtable on Managed Funds Issues, 4700-02, September 16, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight Regional Management Staff, 4699-02, September 13, 2002
  • The CFTC and the Superintendencia De Valores Y Seguros De Chile Sign Memorandum of Understanding, 4698-02, September 13, 2002

August

  • Walt Lukken Sworn in as CFTC Commissioner, 4688-02, August 7, 2002
  • Sharon Brown-Hruska Sworn in as CFTC Commissioner, 4687-02, August 7, 2002
  • CFTC and SEC Adopt Final Rules Necessary to Permit Domestic Trading in Security Futures Products, 4685-02, August 2, 2002

July

  • CFTC Proposes Reporting Level for TRAKRS Futures Contracts, 4684-02, July 30, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Participants for Its Roundtable on Clearing Issues, 4681-02, July 29, 2002
  • CFTC Staff Allows ASX Futures Exchange Pty Limited's Futures Contracts Based on the S&P/ASX 200 Index and the S&P/ASX 50 Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4678-02, July 25, 2002
  • CFTC Joins with Treasury Department on Proposed Patriot Act Rules, 4674-02, July 17, 2002
  • CFTC Notifies National Futures Association of Results of a Rule Enforcement Review, 4672-02, July 17, 2002
  • CFTC to Participate in Interagency Corporate Fraud Task Force, 4670-02, July 12, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Roundtable on Clearing Issues, 4669-02, July 12, 2002
  • CFTC Sets Stage For Security Futures Launch, 4666-02, July 2, 2002
  • CFTC Staff Allows Eurex Deutschland’s Futures Contract Based on the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index and JSE Securities Exchange South Africa’s Futures Contract on the FTSE/JSE 40 Top Companies Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4665-02, July 1, 2002

June

  • CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Discuss Issues Related to Security Futures Products Including Customer Margin Rules, 4664-02, June 28, 2002
  • CFTC Notifies the Chicago Mercantile Exchange of Its Results of a Rule Enforcement Review, 4663-02, June 28, 2002
  • CFTC Approves NFA Rules on Retail Foreign Currency Trading, 4662-02, June 27, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Appointment of Michael Gorham as Director, Division of Market Oversight, 4661-02, June 26, 2002
  • CFTC Issues Report on its Intermediaries Study, 4659-02, June 21, 2002
  • CFTC to Brief Iowa Cattlemen on Cattle Market, 4658-02, June 20, 2002
  • CFTC Recognizes New Exchanges for Single-Stock Futures, 4656-02, June 14, 2002
  • CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Discuss its Intermediaries Study, 4650-02, June 3, 2002

May

  • CFTC and SEC Approve Joint Order Excluding from the Definition of Narrow-Based Security Index those Security Indexes that Qualified for the "Grandfather" Exclusion from that Definition under Section 1a(25)(B)(v) of the Commodity Exchange Act and Section 3(a)(55)(C)(v) of the Securities Exchanges Act of 1934, 4649-02, May 31, 2002
  • CFTC, SEC, and Jersey Financial Services Commission Sign MOU Information Sharing Arrangement, 4648-02, May 30, 2002
  • CFTC to Hold Open Meeting, 4647-02, May 29, 2002
  • CFTC Announces the Appointment of Dr. James A. Overdahl as Chief Economist, 4644-02, May 20, 2002
  • CFTC and SEC Adopt Final Rules Related to Cash Settlement Procedures and Trading Halts for Security Futures Products, 4643-02, May 20, 2002
  • CFTC, SEC and Japanese Financial Services Agency Sign Information Sharing Arrangement, 4642-02, May 17, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Appointment of Jane Kang Thorpe as Director, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, 4640-02, May 15, 2002
  • Pay Parity Voted for CFTC, 4637-02, May 3, 2002

April

  • CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee to Meet Wednesday, April 24, 2002, 4632-02, April 17, 2002
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes Amendments to Registration Rules to Accommodate Online Registration, 4631-02, April 15, 2002
  • CFTC Announces the Appointment of Sandra J. Canery as Director of the Commission's EEO, 4630-02, April 12, 2002
  • CFTC Staff Allows Eurex Duetschland's Futures Contracts Based on the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Banking Sector Index and the Dow Jones EURO STOXX Banking Sector Index to be Offered and Sold in the United States, 4627-02, April 3, 2002

March

  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Trading and Markets Issues Advisory Concerning Foreign Currency Trading by Retail Customers, 4625-02, March 21, 2002
  • CFTC Obtains Dismissal of Martin Armstrong's Appeal for Release from Confinement, 4620-02, March 19, 2002
  • International Futures Regulators Meeting, 4618-02, March 13, 2002
  • CFTC Releases Report on September 11th, 4617-02, March 11, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Appointment of Gregory Mocek as Director of Enforcement, 4616-02, March 11, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Appointment of Patrick J. McCarty as General Counsel, 4614-02, March 7, 2002
  • CFTC Chairman James Newsome Announces the Selection of Alan C. Sobba as First Director of External Affairs, 4613-02, March 6, 2002
  • CFTC Releases Follow-up Rule Enforcement Review of the Chicago Board of Trade, 4612-02, March 4, 2002

February

  • CFTC Recognizes New Exchange for Single-Stock Futures, 4608-02, February 21, 2002
  • CFTC Chairman Newsome to Address ABA Meeting, Advisory 07-02, February 8, 2002
  • CFTC Publishes Privacy Brochure for Financial Intermediaries, 4604-02, February 7, 2002
  • Agencies Release Consumer Brochure on Privacy Choices, February 6, 2001 (Joint Press Release)
  • CFTC Provides Annual Report Guidance to Commodity Pool Operators, 4603-02, February 4, 2002
  • CFTC's Division of Trading and Markets Gives Additinal Relief to Firms Affected by 9/11, 4601-02, February 1, 2002
  • CFTC Announces Agency Restructuring, 4600-02, February 1, 2002

January

  • CFTC Chairman Newsome Testifies before Senate Energy Committee, 4599-02, January 29, 2002
  • The CFTC and the China Securities Regulatory Commission Sign Memorandum of Understanding, 4598-02, January 18, 2002
  • Newsome to Chair Ag Advisory Committee, 4596-02, January 15, 2002
  • CFTC Recognizes Norwegian Clearinghouse for OTC Derivatives, 4595-02, January 14, 2002