CFTC Inspector General Report on the CFTC's Oversight and Regulation of MF Global, Inc. Published

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Published Date : May 21, 2013

Today Senator Richard Shelby made public a CFTC Inspector General report dated 16 May 2013 regarding the Commission's oversight and regulation of MF Global, Inc. This review had been requested by Senator Shelby on 30 November 2011.

As part of its review, the IG reviewed, among other things:

Although there appears to be no new material information in the IG report about the events leading to the demise of MFGI, there are a number of interesting findings:

For the full report, see

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