CFTC’s Massad woos energy firms with Dodd-Frank fixes

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Timothy Massad stresses the agency will smooth out flaws in the agency's Dodd-Frank Act rules, but sidesteps a question over whether they were rushed

Massad: looking to make fixes to Dodd-Frank

In a keynote address to Energy Risk Summit USA in Houston on May 12, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Timothy Massad vowed to ensure that markets would operate smoothly for energy companies and other end-users of commodity derivatives.

“As I see it, the need for a sensible regulatory framework is clear, and our challenge today is to implement this framework in a way that achieves the important goals of bringing transparency, successful oversight and prevention of excessive

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