Ex-CFTC commissioner joins US law firm, and other recent job news

Bart Chilton leaves CFTC for DLA Piper

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Bart Chilton, ex-CFTC

Bart Chilton, former commissioner with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined law firm DLA Piper as a senior policy adviser. He will work with the company's global swaps practice in the Washington, DC, office, advising clients on new derivatives regulations stemming from the US Dodd-Frank Act, the firm said in a statement. Chilton, a Democrat, left the CFTC in March. His six-year tenure at the agency was marked by his outspoken criticism of Wall Street banks and his su