Eventus

Day: June 17, 2022

California Seeking Comment on Crypto Asset Related Products and Services

On June 1, 2022, the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) in California issued a request for comments seeking input from the public in developing guidance and regulatory clarity and supervision of covered persons/service providers involved in the offering and provision of crypto asset-related financial products.  The DFPI provided a number of sample questions …

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Significant CFTC Fine for Deceptive and Manipulative Conduct

On May 24, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) setted charges against a global energy and commodities trading firm for manipulative and deceptive conduct. The conduct in question spanned 11 years from 2007 to 2018 and involved manipulation and foreign corruption in the U.S. and global oil markets, including manipulation or attempted manipulation of …

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