On December 15, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) issued a proposed interpretation of the term “actual delivery” as used in the provision of the Commodity Exchange Act (the “CEA”) that grants the CFTC explicit authority to oversee the marketplace for “retail commodity transactions.” This is the second blog posting in a
Laurie Rosini, an attorney in the Technology Transactions & Privacy practice, focuses her practice on electronic financial services, blockchain technology and digital currencies, and privacy and data security. Laurie has experience reviewing clients’ products and services to ensure sound privacy policies, data security practices and transaction processing. Laurie also counsels clients regarding the regulatory compliance issues facing electronic financial services businesses and virtual currency firms.
Below is a list of some of the significant legal and regulatory actions that occurred over the past week. This alert is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all such developments, but rather a selection of publicly-reported news that may be of particular interest.
- Arizona Bill Seeks to Recognize Validity of