The Commission also focuses on market integrity, protecting the economic integrity of futures, options and swaps markets so that they may operate free from manipulation; the financial integrity of futures, options and swaps markets so that the insolvency of a single participant does not become a systemic problem affecting other market participants; and the operational integrity of futures, options and swaps markets so that transactions are executed fairly and that proper disclosures are made to existing and prospective customers.
In FY 2012, the Commission requests $77.5 million to fund its efforts to reach the following outcomes of Strategic Goal Three:
|Goal Three Outcomes||FY 2011||FY 2012||Change|
|3.1 Clearing organizations and firms holding customer funds have sound financial practices.||$11,976||47||$24,366||78||$12,390||31|
|3.2 Commodity futures, options and swaps markets are effectively regulated.||16,165||65||29,498||95||13,333||30|
|3.3 Markets are free of trade practice abuses.||3,680||14||7,829||25||4,149||11|
|3.4 Regulatory environment is responsive to evolving market conditions.||9,194||36||15,809||50||6,615||14|
|Total Goal Three||$41,015||162||$77,502||248||$36,487||86|