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January 03, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad resigns

Following his boss Barack Obama out the door, CFTC Chairman Timothy G. Massad has announced that he has tendered his resignation to President Obama as Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), effective on January 20, 2017 - not coincidentally the day of President-elect Trump's inauguration. Mr. Massad, age 60, served as the head…

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October 07, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

CFTC and FCA sign agreement to enhance supervision of cross-border regulated firms

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced that CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad and Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation and the exchange of information in the supervision and oversight of certain regulated firms that operate on a cross-border basis in…

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