Commodity Exchange Act Basics for Lawyers

PLI Webinar

10 Oct 2017 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. EDT

This program provides all the basics a lawyer needs to be conversant in and familiar with the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulatory framework for futures, commodity options, swaps, and retail foreign exchange.  Topics to be covered include:

  • The jurisdiction of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC);
  • Who are the registrants and what authority does the CFTC have over them? What role do the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators have?
  • The regulation of futures and exchange-traded commodity options;
  • The regulation of swaps post Dodd-Frank; and
  • Overview of retail foreign exchange regulation.


  • Julian Hammar
    Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Gary Kalbaugh
    Deputy General Counsel and Director, ING Financial Holdings Corporation



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