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CFTC’s Daniel Gorfine to Depart Agency

August 5, 2019

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced today that Daniel Gorfine, the agency’s first Chief Innovation Officer and Director of LabCFTC, will depart in mid-August to return to the private sector.  Mr. Gorfine also served as the Designated Federal Officer of the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee.

LabCFTC’s Purpose: Get Out of the Ivory Tower

December 17, 2018

LabCFTC is a dedicated CFTC function to engage with new technologies. It will enable the CFTC to be proactive and forward-thinking as FinTech applications continue to develop.

CFTC Explains Smart Contracts

November 29, 2018

“Smart contracts are being used to drive further automation in our markets and may have an impact across a range of economic activities,” said LabCFTC