Washington, DC — Dr. Heath P. Tarbert officially began his term today as the 14th CFTC Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), succeeding J. Christopher Giancarlo. CFTC Chairman Heath P. Tarbert takes the oath of office from Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg alongside his family.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo joined Randal K. Quarles, Chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and Vice Chairman of Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, UK Financial Conduct Authority CEO Andrew Bailey, and Deputy Governor Bank of England Sir David Ramsden for an FSB Roundtable discussion to highlight the need for continued progress to reform major interest rate benchmarks.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, sponsor of the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC), announced today the CFTC is seeking nominations for membership and public input on the AAC’s priorities. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2019.