Skadden Discusses CFTC Division of Enforcement’s First Annual Report

On November 14, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement released an annual report, apparently the first of its kind.1 In a speech given at New York University School of Law, James M. McDonald, director of the Divi­sion of Enforcement, remarked that the report confirms that the past fiscal year has been “among the most vigorous in the history of the CFTC.”2 Highlighting key points from the report, McDonald expanded on CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo’s October 2, 2018, speech on the CFTC’s recent enforcement record. 3

McDonald stated that the CFTC’s enforcement program over … Read more