FIA Congratulates Four New CFTC Commissioners


FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken made the following statement on the US Senate confirmation of Christy Goldsmith Romero, Kristin Johnson, Summer Kristine Mersinger, and Caroline Pham to each be commissioners at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission:

“On behalf of the FIA Board of Directors, members and staff, I congratulate these four accomplished individuals on their U.S. Senate confirmation. They each bring important expertise and diverse viewpoints to this agency at a critical time. The derivatives industry faces a variety of challenges and opportunities right now, and I am encouraged by the fact that these new commissioners have all shown a willingness to listen and approach complex issues with a fair and open mind. We look forward to collaborating with the CFTC under the leadership of Chairman Behnam now that it is back up to full strength.”

Source: FIA

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam made the following statement on the unanimous U.S. Senate confirmations of four new CFTC Commissioners:

“I congratulate Christy Goldsmith Romero, Kristin N. Johnson, Summer Mersinger, and Caroline D. Pham on their successful confirmations to serve as Commissioners at the CFTC. The confirmation of these four accomplished professionals means that the CFTC has the most diverse set of Commissioners in the agency’s history,” said Chairman Behnam. “I thank Senators Stabenow and Boozman for their bipartisan leadership that brought these nominees before the Senate. The American people will be well served by having a full commission that can openly debate significant policy issues in an ever-changing derivatives and financial landscape.”

Source: CFTC

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