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[Reading] ➿ The MF Global Bankruptcy, Missing Customer Funds, and Proposals for Reform Author Rena S. Miller – Elle-kennedy.co On October 31 2011 MF Global a large brokerage firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC as a broker dealer and with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC as a futures co[Reading] ➿ The MF Global Bankruptcy, Missing Customer Funds, and Proposals for Reform Author Rena S. Miller – Elle-kennedy.co On October 31 2011 MF Global a large brokerage firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC as a broker dealer and with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC as a futures co Global Bankruptcy, PDF ↠ On October MF Global a large brokerage firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC as a broker dealer and with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC as a The MF PDF or futures commission merchant FCM filed for bankruptcy marking the eighth largest bankruptcy in US history Based on the subseuent investigation by the bankruptcy trustee it appears that the firm failed as a result MF Global Bankruptcy, PDF ✓ of a run on the bank by customers seeking withdrawals combined with increased margin calls on the firms proprietary trading positions related to distressed European debt which the firm could not meetNormally brokerage MF Global Bankruptcy, Missing Customer ePUB Ù customers are protected from brokerage failure On the securities side investors may receive up to from the Securities Investor Protection Corporation SIPC if the failed brokerages assets are insufficient to meet customer claims In futures markets there is no insurance scheme comparable to SIPC but customers are supposed to be protected by strict segregation rules customer funds entrusted to FCMs are reuired to be kept in separate accounts and the FCM is not allowed to use them for its own purposesIn the MF Global case however about billion in customer funds were found to be missing after the bankruptcy This consisted of about a million shortfall for domestic US accounts at MF Global trading securities and commodities and a million shortfall related to trading by customers on foreign exchanges The CFTC SEC Justice Department and the bankruptcy trustee investigated to locate the missing funds and determine causes of the loss During the investigation the bankruptcy trustee found that customer funds had been wired to various banks and trading partners of MF Global to meet overdrafts and collateral calls As of June the trustee announced that % of US futures customers funds had been located and returned The trustee anticipated that figure would reach % once certain legal agreements were acted upon However for futures customers overseas or who had had accounts set up in which to trade on foreign exchanges the figure was significantly lower with only % of their missing funds returned as of June albeit with an ultimate expected return rate of % % according to the trusteeViolation of segregation rules can be subject to civil and criminal penalties The CFTC launched a civil lawsuit for monetary penalties in June against the firm and its former CEO Jon Corzine and former Assistant Treasurer Edith OBrien Numerous private lawsuits have also been commenced and some have been settled However no criminal charges have been filedThe MF Global failure raised uestions about whether enforcement mechanisms for segregation of futures market customer funds were reliableparticularly in times of unusual stress It also provided an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of regulatory cooperation during a rapid failure of a large complex financial institution It prompted a number of policy uestions is the enforcement of segregation reuirements for futures customers accounts sufficient for unusual market conditions such as a run? Should some type of SIPC like insurance such as is offered for customers of securities broker dealers be contemplated for futures customers or would costs be too great? The CFTC on November proposed a rule aimed at increasing disclosur.

E reuirements for futures brokers to give customers greater accounting for their fundsThis report provides information about MF Globals failure the rules for handling of customer funds the enforcement of those rules the bankruptcy proceeding related policy issues and reform proposals to ensure greater protections for futures customers It will be updated as events warrantOn October MF Global a large brokerage firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC as a broker dealer and with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC as a futures commission merchant FCM filed for bankruptcy marking the eighth largest bankruptcy in US history Based on the subseuent investigation by the bankruptcy trustee it appears that the firm failed as a result of a run on the bank by customers seeking withdrawals combined with increased margin calls on the firms proprietary trading positions related to distressed European debt which the firm could not meetNormally brokerage customers are protected from brokerage failure On the securities side investors may receive up to from the Securities Investor Protection Corporation SIPC if the failed brokerages assets are insufficient to meet customer claims In futures markets there is no insurance scheme comparable to SIPC but customers are supposed to be protected by strict segregation rules customer funds entrusted to FCMs are reuired to be kept in separate accounts and the FCM is not allowed to use them for its own purposesIn the MF Global case however about billion in customer funds were found to be missing after the bankruptcy This consisted of about a million shortfall for domestic US accounts at MF Global trading securities and commodities and a million shortfall related to trading by customers on foreign exchanges The CFTC SEC Justice Department and the bankruptcy trustee investigated to locate the missing funds and determine causes of the loss During the investigation the bankruptcy trustee found that customer funds had been wired to various banks and trading partners of MF Global to meet overdrafts and collateral calls As of June the trustee announced that % of US futures customers funds had been located and returned The trustee anticipated that figure would reach % once certain legal agreements were acted upon However for futures customers overseas or who had had accounts set up in which to trade on foreign exchanges the figure was significantly lower with only % of their missing funds returned as of June albeit with an ultimate expected return rate of % % according to the trusteeViolation of segregation rules can be subject to civil and criminal penalties The CFTC launched a civil lawsuit for monetary penalties in June against the firm and its former CEO Jon Corzine and former Assistant Treasurer Edith OBrien Numerous private lawsuits have also been commenced and some have been settled However no criminal charges have been filedThe MF Global failure raised uestions about whether enforcement mechanisms for segregation of futures market customer funds were reliableparticularly in times of unusual stress It also provided an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of regulatory cooperation during a rapid failure of a large complex financial institution It prompted a number of policy uestions is the enforcement of segregation reuirements for futures customers accounts sufficient for unusual market conditions such as a run? Should some type of SIPC like insurance such as is offered for customers of securities broker dealers be contemplated for futures customers or would costs be too great? The CFTC on November proposed a rule aimed at increasing disclosure reuirements for futures brokers to give customers greater accounting for their fundsThis report provides information about MF Globals failure the rules for handling of customer funds t.

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