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CFTC fills vacancies with new commissioner, chief economist

Joe Mont | August 30, 2017

Earlier this month, Brian Quintenz was officially sworn in to serve as a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the federal agency that oversees the commodity futures, options and swaps industry. His term expires in April 2020.

“I am honored to be among the first to congratulate Brian on joining the Commission,” said Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo. “I look forward to working with him in the critical role the Commission plays in regulating the derivatives markets.”

Prior to his appointment to the CFTC, Quintenz founded and served as the managing principal and chief investment officer of Saeculum Capital Management, a registered Commodity Pool Operator that specialized in risk management and technical analysis investment strategies.

Quintenz started his career in finance at Hill-Townsend Capital, a registered investment advisor established to focus solely on U.S. bank and financial company investment opportunities. While there, he... To get the full story, subscribe now.