06.03.2009 - Commodity traders face tighter rules
From FT: The prospect of more regulation of global commodities markets increased on Thursday after a leading watchdog asked for new powers to gather information about transactions in the opaque over-the-counter market. The International Organisation of Securities Commissions, which launched a task force of commodities markets with the participation of the US, UK, Germany and Japan, among others, also said that regulators needed more information about commodities deals on physical markets, which underlie futures contracts..... Full Article: Source