US house seeks CFTC improvements, end user relief

US House
By Beth Shah
09 Apr 2014

The House Agriculture Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to reauthorize and improve the operations of the US Commodity Futures and Trading Commission, as well as address concerns relating to the protection of end users from market failures.

The bill--the customer protection and end user relief act--was introduced by chairman Frank Lucas and ranking member Collin Peterson, and aims to provide better regulatory relief to end users and better govern the way the CFTC is run. The Committee noted that the impact of some areas of Dodd-Frank ...

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