EU lawmaker wants stricter rules on commodity derivatives

03/27/2012 | Bloomberg Businessweek · Commodities Now

Markus Ferber, the European Parliament's rapporteur for a review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, proposed ramping up planned curbs on speculation through commodity derivatives. Ferber suggested that venues restrict the number of commodity-derivatives contracts that traders can enter, according to a report from the German's office. The proposal builds on draft law published in 2011 by Michel Barnier, the EU's internal-market commissioner.

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