Under new rule, future brokers must still disclose risk

Reynolds, Katherine M.
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/18/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30333, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the adoption of a Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulation that requires futures brokers to disclose risks to state and local government entities. Government Finance Officers Association's comment letter in 1996 urging CFTC to maintain the disclosures; Potential benefits of the regulation.


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