The House Agriculture Committee began a series of hearings in advance of writing legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The agency's statutory authorization expires at the end of the fiscal year.
Lucas Calls for Information on MF Global Bankruptcy
December 7, 2011 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank D. Lucas was interviewed by Bloomberg Television's Street Smart program on the MF Global Bankruptcy. Lucas emphasized the importance of restoring confidence in the futures markets after customer funds were reported missing.