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Title 17Chapter IPart 38 → Subpart M


Title 17: Commodity and Securities Exchanges
PART 38—DESIGNATED CONTRACT MARKETS


Subpart M—Protection of Markets and Market Participants


Contents
§38.650   Core Principle 12.
§38.651   Protection of markets and market participants.

Source: 77 FR 36700, June 19, 2012, unless otherwise noted.

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§38.650   Core Principle 12.

The board of trade shall establish and enforce rules:

(a) To protect markets and market participants from abusive practices committed by any party, including abusive practices committed by a party acting as an agent for a participant; and

(b) To promote fair and equitable trading on the contract market.

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§38.651   Protection of markets and market participants.

A designated contract market must have and enforce rules that are designed to promote fair and equitable trading and to protect the market and market participants from abusive practices including fraudulent, noncompetitive or unfair actions, committed by any party. The designated contract market must have methods and resources appropriate to the nature of the trading system and the structure of the market to detect trade practice and market abuses and to discipline such behavior, in accordance with Core Principles 2 and 4, and the associated regulations in subparts C and E of this part, respectively. The designated contract market also must provide a competitive, open and efficient market and mechanism for executing transactions in accordance with Core Principle 9 and the associated regulations under subpart J of this part.

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