Jeff Bandman leaves CFTC for private sector role

Former acting director of clearing and risk led negotiations with EC over CCP equivalence

CFTC has seen a number of staff changes since Christopher Giancarlo was appointed acting chairman

Jeffrey Bandman, the former acting director of the clearing and risk division at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), will step down from his current role as a fintech adviser to the agency at the end of this week.  

Bandman, who also served as special counsel to former CFTC chairman Timothy Massad, announced his departure earlier today (June 5) at the Sifma Fintech 2017 conference in New York, where he gave the keynote address.

Wrapping up his remarks, Bandman said: “Now in

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