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Webcast: What’s Next: Spoofing and Manipulation in Commodities and Derivatives Markets – Gibson Dunn

December 9, 2021

This program will provide a comprehensive overview of spoofing and manipulation in the commodities and derivatives markets under the Commodity Exchange Act and other authorities. The panelists, all highly experienced lawyers in this area, will discuss the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal prosecutions for spoofing and market manipulation, and the overlapping and often coordinated investigations conducted simultaneously by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and other domestic and foreign regulators. We will also explore the strategies used by the government to investigate and prosecute spoofing and other market manipulation cases.

Topics will include:

  • Overview of commodities and derivatives spoofing and market manipulation
  • Recent CFTC, DOJ and other agency developments and trends
  • Government investigation and prosecution strategies
  • Internal monitoring, protection, and training

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