New Chairman of CFTC sworn in, promises new era of agressive regulation…

New Obama appointed controversial CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler was sworn-in yesterday and basically promised “strong, intellectual and aggressive regulation” (Oh

pagehdr_leftNew Obama appointed controversial CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler was sworn-in yesterday and basically promised “strong, intellectual and aggressive regulation” (Oh God…).
Gensler also stressed the need to “urgently close the gaps in our laws to bring much-needed transparency and regulation to the over-the-counter derivatives market to lower risks, strengthen market integrity and protect investors.”

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Full release as published by the CFTC:

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