01.11.2013 - C.F.T.C. approves tighter commodity trading rules
In October 2011, as the futures broker MF Global teetered on the brink of collapse, it dipped into client accounts in an effort to avert bankruptcy. But the action failed to save the broker, and its implosion left thousands of clients short a total of $1.6 billion. Two years after MF Global’s bankruptcy, regulators have sought to restore confidence in the industry, tightening rules that force brokerage firms to better safeguard client money.........................Full Article: Source