Libor rate rigging is a dangerous externality of the increasing interconnectedness of global markets. Its effects have transcended national boundaries and permeated through the domestic socioeconomic stratum. And it is, unfortunately, not a singular threat: Libor and its companion reference rates have revealed the subtle holes in the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s current enforcement toolbox. This Note encourages clarification of the domestic defenses available to financial regulators to combat the rate rigging of benchmark reference rates in the global financial markets.
Yu, Milson C., "Libor Integrity and Holistic Domestic Enforcement" (2013). Cornell Law Library Prize for Exemplary Student Research Papers. Paper 5.