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CFTC Delays Swaps Vote

Yesterday, the CFTC delayed a vote that would establish trading venues for complex derivatives that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis. The Wall Street Journal reports that the agency’s swing vote brought up concerns about the plan’s market repercussions.




Bart Chilton

CFTC’s Bart Chilton Warns of ‘Swapification’ of Futures Market

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) member Bart Chilton has expressed worry over the “swapification” of the futures market, perhaps giving a hint of the CFTC’s broader position.
CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton has expressed worry over the “swapification” of the futures market, perhaps giving a hint of the CFTC’s broader position.