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The CFTC and SEC Are Demanding Unconstitutional Speech Bans in Their Settlement Agreements, by James Valvo

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

Many federal agencies have the authority to bring civil complaints against individuals accused of violating applicable statues or regulations. Those agencies also have the authority to enter into settlement agreements with the accused defendants. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) both have a policy of requiring a provision in […]