Hedge Funds

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Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 H.R. 977 (111th) PetersonOpposeNo
Increases regulation and transparency of futures, options and over the counter markets. The goal is to prevent price distortions resulting from unrestrained speculative trading. Gives the Commodity… More
Increases regulation and transparency of futures, options and over the counter markets. The goal is to prevent price distortions resulting from unrestrained speculative trading. Gives the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) more oversight power of markets including the ability to suspend trading under certain circumstances, set trading limits for some commodities and to prosecute violators. CFTC and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintain clearing power over transactions and CFTC must report the trading activity of index funds and swap dealers in agriculture and energy markets. Requires foreign traders (such as from London's financial center) to share trading data. (by CRS) Hide
Domestic Energy and Jobs Act H.R. 4480 (112th) GardnerOpposeNo
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of… More
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense in response to a drawdown of petroleum reserves from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. (by CRS) Hide
Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 3996 (111th) FrankOpposeNo
To improve financial stability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 H.R. 3933 (111th) RangelOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 S. 1934 (111th) BaucusOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets held abroad, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide