7 U.S. Code CHAPTER 1— COMMODITY EXCHANGES

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  1. § 1. Short title
  2. § 1a. Definitions
  3. § 1b. Requirements of Secretary of the Treasury regarding exemption of foreign exchange swaps and foreign exchange forwards from definition of the term “swap”
  4. § 2. Jurisdiction of Commission; liability of principal for act of agent; Commodity Futures Trading Commission; transaction in interstate commerce
  5. §§ 2a to 4a. Transferred
  6. § 5. Findings and purpose
  7. § 6. Regulation of futures trading and foreign transactions
  8. § 6a. Excessive speculation
  9. § 6b. Contracts designed to defraud or mislead
  10. § 6b–1. Enforcement authority
  11. § 6c. Prohibited transactions
  12. § 6d. Dealing by unregistered futures commission merchants or introducing brokers prohibited; duties in handling customer receipts; conflict-of-interest systems and procedures; Chief Compliance Officer; rules to avoid duplicative regulations; swap requirements; portfolio margining accounts
  13. § 6e. Dealings by unregistered floor trader or broker prohibited
  14. § 6f. Registration and financial requirements; risk assessment
  15. § 6g. Reporting and recordkeeping
  16. § 6h. False self-representation as registered entity member prohibited
  17. § 6i. Reports of deals equal to or in excess of trading limits; books and records; cash and controlled transactions
  18. § 6j. Restrictions on dual trading in security futures products on designated contract markets and registered derivatives transaction execution facilities
  19. § 6k. Registration of associates of futures commission merchants, commodity pool operators, and commodity trading advisors; required disclosure of disqualifications; exemptions for associated persons
  20. § 6l. Commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators; Congressional finding
  21. § 6m. Use of mails or other means or instrumentalities of interstate commerce by commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators; relation to other law
  22. § 6n. Registration of commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators; application; expiration and renewal; record keeping and reports; disclosure; statements of account
  23. § 6o. Fraud and misrepresentation by commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators, and associated persons
  24. § 6o–1. Transferred
  25. § 6p. Standards and examinations
  26. § 6q. Special procedures to encourage and facilitate bona fide hedging by agricultural producers
  27. § 6r. Reporting and recordkeeping for uncleared swaps
  28. § 6s. Registration and regulation of swap dealers and major swap participants
  29. § 6t. Large swap trader reporting
  30. § 7. Designation of boards of trade as contract markets
  31. § 7a. Repealed. Pub. L. 111–203, title VII, § 734(a), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1718
  32. § 7a–1. Derivatives clearing organizations
  33. § 7a–2. Common provisions applicable to registered entities
  34. § 7a–3. Repealed. Pub. L. 111–203, title VII, § 734(a), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1718
  35. § 7b. Suspension or revocation of designation as registered entity
  36. § 7b–1. Designation of securities exchanges and associations as contract markets
  37. § 7b–2. Privacy
  38. § 7b–3. Swap execution facilities
  39. § 8. Application for designation as contract market or derivatives transaction execution facility; time; suspension or revocation of designation; hearing; review by court of appeals
  40. § 9. Prohibition regarding manipulation and false information
  41. § 9a. Assessment of money penalties
  42. § 9b. Rules prohibiting deceptive and other abusive telemarketing acts or practices
  43. § 9c. Notice of investigations and enforcement actions
  44. § 10. Repealed. June 25, 1948, ch. 646, § 39, 62 Stat. 992, eff. Sept. 1, 1948
  45. § 10a. Cooperative associations and corporations, exclusion from board of trade; rules of board inapplicable to payment of compensation by association
  46. § 11. Vacation on request of designation or registration as “registered entity”; redesignation or reregistration
  47. § 12. Public disclosure
  48. §§ 12–1 to 12–3. Omitted
  49. § 12a. Registration of commodity dealers and associated persons; regulation of registered entities
  50. § 12b. Trading ban violations; prohibition
  51. § 12c. Disciplinary actions
  52. § 12d. Commission action for noncompliance with export sales reporting requirements
  53. § 12e. Repealed. Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(5) [title I, § 123(a)(21)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–410
  54. § 13. Violations generally; punishment; costs of prosecution
  55. § 13–1. Violations, prohibition against dealings in motion picture box office receipts or onion futures; punishment
  56. § 13a. Nonenforcement of rules of government or other violations; cease and desist orders; fines and penalties; imprisonment; misdemeanor; separate offenses
  57. § 13a–1. Enjoining or restraining violations
  58. § 13a–2. Jurisdiction of States
  59. § 13b. Manipulations or other violations; cease and desist orders against persons other than registered entities; punishment
  60. § 13c. Responsibility as principal; minor violations
  61. § 14. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–641, title I, § 110(5), Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3561
  62. § 15. Omitted
  63. § 15a. Repealed. Pub. L. 95–405, § 24, Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 877
  64. § 15b. Cotton futures contracts
  65. § 16. Commission operations
  66. § 16a. Service fees and National Futures Association study
  67. § 17. Separability
  68. § 17a. Separability of 1936 amendment
  69. § 17b. Separability of 1968 amendment
  70. § 18. Complaints against registered persons
  71. § 19. Consideration of costs and benefits and antitrust laws
  72. § 20. Market reports
  73. § 21. Registered futures associations
  74. § 22. Research and information programs; reports to Congress
  75. § 23. Standardized contracts for certain commodities
  76. § 24. Customer property with respect to commodity broker debtors; definitions
  77. § 24a. Swap data repositories
  78. § 25. Private rights of action
  79. § 26. Commodity whistleblower incentives and protection
  80. § 27. Definitions
  81. § 27a. Exclusion of identified banking product
  82. § 27b. Repealed. Pub. L. 111–203, title VII, § 725(g)(1)(A), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1694
  83. § 27c. Exclusion of certain other identified banking products
  84. § 27d. Administration of the predominance test
  85. § 27e. Repealed. Pub. L. 111–203, title VII, § 725(g)(1)(A), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1694
  86. § 27f. Contract enforcement