Commodity Futures Trading Commission February 11, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Annual Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties To Reflect Inflation-2019
Document Number: 2019-01852
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is amending its rules governing the maximum amount of civil monetary penalties to adjust for inflation. This rule sets forth the maximum, inflation-adjusted dollar amount for civil monetary penalties (CMPs) assessable for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and Commission rules, regulations and orders thereunder. The rule, as amended, implements the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended.