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The Commodity Exchange Act: Issues Related to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Reauthorization

GGD-99-74 Published: May 05, 1999. Publicly Released: May 05, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on issues related to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) reauthorization, focusing on issues related to derivatives that are traded on-exchange as well as those that are privately negotiated off-exchange, or over-the-counter (OTC).

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