DOJ’s Foray Into the CFTC’s Enforcement World: Spoofing, Commodities Fraud, Wire Fraud and Even RICO

Jonathan Marcus Theodore M. Kneller

Washington, D.C. derivatives of counsel Jonathan Marcus and counsel Theodore Kneller spoke during a webinar presented by the FIA Law & Compliance Division on June 11 titled “DOJ’s Foray Into the CFTC’s Enforcement World: Spoofing, Commodities Fraud, Wire Fraud and Even RICO.” The speakers reviewed the Department of Justice’s transition from bringing Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) claims (manipulation and false reporting) to relying more heavily on commodities fraud and wire fraud claims.

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