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Felix Shipkevich March 11, 2013

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on Friday the departure of General Counsel Dan M. Berkovitz. Mr. Berkovitz ends a 30-year career in the Federal government, and has served as the CFTC’s General Counsel since June 2009.

Felix Shipkevich February 13, 2013

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.