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Dunn v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Docket No.: 95-1181
Argued: November 13, 1996
Decided: February 25, 1997

Topics:

7 U.S.C. 1, Economic Activity, Federal Regulation of Securities, Natural Resources, patent

PartyNames: William C. DUNN and Delta Consultants, Inc., Petitioners, v. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION et al.
Petitioner: Dunn
Respondent: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
Citation: 58 F.3d 50
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Dunn
v.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
519 U.S. 465 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 913137 L.Ed.2d 93 (519 U.S. 46
Question:

Does the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have the authority to regulate "off exchange" trading in options to buy or sell foreign currency?

Dunn v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 13, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Dunn, 0 vote(s) against
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