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CME Details Fund Protections
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Dec 12, 2012 03:39 PM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- New security checks and balances put in place for futures trading over the past year would quickly spot any companies moving or possibly misusing segregated accounts, but a top executive at CME Group stopped short of saying the various new protections in place would have prevented the MF Global debacle last year.

"It's difficult for me to say unequivocally that it would have absolutely stopped what occurred at MF Global ... We certainly have very extensively closed a loop in terms of the ability to move funds and have those funds moving without very quickly being identified," ...

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