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Welcome to At the Crossroads: CFTC and DOJ
, a new video weekly series hosted by Mayer
Brown partners Matt Kluchenek and Glen Kopp. Each episode, they
will discuss a topic at the intersection of enforcement by the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Department of
Justice (DOJ). The goal: to help legal and compliance departments
protect their organizations in an increasingly rigorous regulatory

Insider trading is the focus of episode one. Since the CFTC
formed its Insider Trading & Information Protection Task Force
in 2018, the agency has brought a number of insider trading cases.
In parallel, over the past 12 months, the DOJ has begun to
prosecute cases of insider trading in the commodities markets. Matt
and Glen explore these recent enforcement activities and how market
participants can protect themselves.

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