On August 16, 2019, the defendants filed an emergency motion seeking to hold the CFTC in civil contempt for violating the terms of the Consent Order by issuing the statements by the Commission and Commissioners Benham and Berkovitz. These statements have since been pulled down from the CFTC’s website. Continuing further down this unprecedented path, the Court held a hearing on August 19, 2019, and ordered Chairman Tarbert, Commissioner Benham and Commissioner Berkovitz, to testify at an evidentiary hearing on September 12, 2019. Stay tuned to further updates on www.commodity-corner.com.
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