Washington DC Commodity Trading Charge Defense Lawyer

While Washington, DC certainly isn’t Wall Street at KaiserDillon PLLC commodities trading crimes do get investigated and prosecuted in Washington DC. The CFTC is located here, and has become much more aggressive recently. And the CFTC knows how to work with the United States Attorneys office – and the rest of the Department of Justice – to refer cases for criminal prosecution.

At KaiserDillon PLLC we are committed to providing top quality representation to our clients facing commodities trading offenses in Washington, DC.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is the federal enforcement division charged with enforcing the laws under the CEA – the Commodity Exchange Act. In Washington, DC the CFTC leads all of the investigations of illegal trades of commodities, futures and swaps. Working off tips provided by the general public, including individuals and private business, the CFTC works with other federal, state and foreign governments to ensure that the law is enforced and illegal commodities trades are punished.

I am just facing civil penalties right?

Sadly, not necessarily. A CFTC investigation can result in a criminal prosecution.

CFTC investigations can lead to civil and criminal penalties for commodities trading offenses in Washington, DC. This means that if an investigation has been launched you need an experienced Washington, DC defense attorney in your corner who can make sure to limit the effects of any criminal charges and can help you find an attorney to handle the administrative process as well.

The administrative process in a Washington DC commodities trading offense case can result in monetary penalties including the courts freezing your assets, ordering payment of restitution and the seizure of any profits the courts believe were obtained as a result of illegal trades. Your livelihood is also in jeopardy as a Washington DC commodities trading offense can result in the suspension, restriction or revocation of your right to trade.

A Washington DC commodities trading offense may also result in criminal charges. If criminal charges are filed and the case proceeds to trial, a conviction can result in fines and imprisonment. At KaiserDillon PLLC we put our experience to work for our clients and provide comprehensive representation for our clients facing charges for commodities trading offenses.

We believe in the importance of personalized legal representation and take the time to get to know our clients and the particulars surrounding their situation. We will explain the criminal court process and help you understand how the Washington DC commodities trading charges you are facing will proceed through the court system. We understand that your freedom and livelihood are on the line and we will help make the choices necessary to protect your interests.

At KaiserDillon PLLC we understand how disorienting facing an administrative investigation in addition to criminal charges can be.

We are committed to using our knowledge to help our clients pick the appropriate course of action and offer no obligation consultations to our clients facing commodities trading charges in Washington, DC. Don’t waste another minute wondering what you should do next, pick up the phone and call us at (202) 640-2850 to discuss your case.