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CFTC's Corruption Crackdown Consistent With Trump Admin Strategy, Says Hdeel Abdelhady 1MassPoint’s Hdeel Abdelhady talked with Reuters about the Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) recently announced plans to more actively probe and penalize anti-corruption, particularly the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Ms. Abdelhady addressed how the CFTC’s current investigation of Glencore and its broader anti-corruption plans might fit with the Trump Administration’s wider anti-corruption strategy targeting the extractives industry globally, as well as the how the CFTC, which lacks direct FCPA enforcement authority, might take a page from the NYDFS’ playbook and indirectly enforce an anti-corruption agenda under the Commodities Exchange Act. Read the Reuters article here.

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