CFTC Finalizes Amendments to Customer Funds Rule and Addresses Other Dodd-Frank Act Business

December 22, 2011
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission held an open meeting on December 5, 2011 to address a diverse set of regulatory initiatives under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This included finalizing the much-anticipated amendments to its rules governing the investment of customer funds held in accounts for U.S. and foreign futures and options transactions. This update discusses each of these initiatives.