CFTC names J. Christopher Giancarlo Acting Chairman

Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo was designated as Acting Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Mr. Giancarlo joined the CFTC on June 16, 2014 after being unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 3, 2014, to serve as a Commissioner of the CFTC, the federal agency that oversees the commodity futures, options and swaps industry.

Commissioner Giancarlo succeeded Timothy Massad who has served as Chairman since June 5, 2014.

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