Following MF Global's closure, the CFTC is mulling whether to extend to the futures market...

|By:, SA News Editor

Following MF Global's closure, the CFTC is mulling whether to extend to the futures market investor protection that is proposed for cleared swaps. The agency is to vote this week on "legal segregation" for the derivatives whereby clearing houses have limited access to client accounts to cover the default of a broker or another customer.