Hedge-fund and mutual-fund firms will face scrutiny of their risk-management practices in a meeting today with the top U.S. derivatives regulator.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission staff is scheduled to meet in Washington to discuss funds’ controls for risks tied the firms’ investments and operations, as well as to regulations. The CFTC regulates futures markets and has been expanding oversight of the swaps market under the 2010 Dodd- Frank Act financial-regulation law.

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