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January 14, 2013
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  • U.S. customers might recover more funds from MF Global
    MF Global's U.S. customers who traded on domestic exchanges may get back as much as 93 cents on the dollar -- up from a previous estimate of 81 cents on the dollar -- according to an agreement reached by U.S. bankruptcy trustee James Giddens, the bankruptcy administrator for the firm's U.K. division and the trustee for the parent company. U.S. customers who invested overseas would get at least 47 cents on the dollar under the agreement. The Wall Street Journal (1/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Regulatory Roundup 
  • Foreign investors want further access to China
    Large foreign investors want even more expansion of China's Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor program. "We are interested in a larger quota," a source at Norges Bank wrote in an e-mail. "The size and growth of the Chinese economy and markets are interesting, but access to these markets is still limited." Reuters (1/13), The Wall Street Journal (1/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Industry Developments 
  • CME and DTCC disagree over data destinations
    CME Group and Depository Trust & Clearing continue to disagree over who gets to share data required by regulators and recently made available to the public. Because CME is a clearinghouse in addition to a data repository, it says that it should be permitted to record its own proprietary swaps. DTCC says such an arrangement violates transparency rules. Reuters/International Financing Review (1/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Allston CEO aims for "lofty" goals
    Raj Mahajan, CEO at Allston Trading, says he's determined to use his institutional-trading experience to help expand the company's proprietary trading. He says he wants to double trading revenue in the next three years. Crain's Chicago Business (1/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Commodities and Managed Futures 
  • FERC discusses settlement with Deutsche Bank
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants Deutsche Bank to pay a $1.5 million fine for manipulating energy markets. Deutsche Bank continues to fight the allegation, although the bank is in settlement talks with FERC. Reuters (1/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  FIA News 
  • CFTC Chairman Gensler to Keynote FIA Boca
    FIA is pleased to announce that Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will give a keynote address at the FIA's 38th Annual International Derivatives Conference in Boca Raton, Fla. The conference will take place March 12 to 15 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Details and registration. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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