Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: October 16 – 20 and October 23, 2017 (Cryptocurrencies Primer; Pre-Open; EFRPs; Spoofing Again)

Published Date: October 23, 2017

Last week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission endeavored to explain virtual currencies as simply as possible, including their purpose, regulatory oversight and risks. In my view, they did a pretty good job. Additionally, CME Group issued two advisories – one on Globex pre-open orders and the second on exchange for related position transactions – warning of conduct that could constitute disruptive trading and eliminating a current obligation on future commission merchants. As a result, the following matters are covered in this edition of Bridging the Week:

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Gary DeWaal

Gary DeWaal is currently Special Counsel with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in its New York office focusing on financial services regulatory matters. He provides advisory services and assists with investigations and litigation.

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