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New Futures Contracts Rules

Traders Magazine, August 2001

Gregory Bresiger

Futures contracts based on single securities and narrow-based indices - so called securities futures products or SFPs - will be considered both securities and futures contracts under a proposed new law. This proposal comes from the Commodities Futures Commission (CFTC), which is writing new rules based on the Commodity Futures Modernization Act (CFMA) of 2000.

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