Tag Archives: Commodity

CFTC Enforcement Announcement: Commodity Exchange Act Violations Involving FCPA

Posted by Geoffrey F. Aronow, Michael S. Sackheim, Sharon A. Rose, Sidley Austin LLP, on Sunday, March 24, 2019 Editor's Note: Geoffrey F. Aronow is partner, Michael S. Sackheim is senior counsel, and Sharon A. Rose is counsel at Sidley Austin LLP. This post … Continue reading

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Orders Couple Who Pleaded Guilty in $11M Futures Trading Scam to Pay Restitution

The CFTC is ordering Lawrence/Laurence Hong, his wife Grace Hong, and their Pishon Holding LLC to pay over $1.25M in restitution for the misappropriation and fraudulent solicitation of futures contracts. The couple already pleaded guilty to related criminal charges last … Continue reading

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IOSCO final report with best or sound practices for commodity storage and derivative infrastructures

On 7 February 2019, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a final report on good or sound practices within commodity storage and delivery infrastructures. The report builds on the findings of IOSCO’s report ‘The Impact of Storage and … Continue reading

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Insider Trading in Commodity Derivatives

[Peeyush Agarwal and Zarnaab Aswad are both 5th year law students at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow] Introduction Consider this: X is an employee of Y Corporation, which is a leading steel manufacturing company whose scrips are … Continue reading

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Delahunty on Commonwealth and Commodity: Shakespeare's "King John"

Robert J. Delahunty, University of St. Thomas School of Law, is publishing Commonwealth and Commodity: Shakespeare's 'King John' in the Journal of Catholic Legal Studies. Here is the abstract.Shakespeare increasingly, and deservedly, enjoys the reputation of being a political thinker … Continue reading

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