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Bart Chilton

"There's not an industry in the world that is more involved in politics or with policy-makers than the financial sector," says Bart Chilton, a Washington-based senior policy adviser at US law firm DLA Piper – and he should know. Before moving to the world's second-largest law firm earlier this year, Chilton was a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and before that he served as a Congressional aide and adviser for 32 years. Is that a problem? It depends who y