MFA comment on CFTC Senate confirmations

August, 2017

MFA President and CEO Richard H. Baker has released the following statement on the US Senate’s confirmation of J. Christopher Giancarlo as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Brian D. Quintenz and Rostin Behnam as Commissioners: “On behalf of MFA, I would like to congratulate Chairman Giancarlo and Commissioners Quintenz and Behnam on their successful confirmations. We share their commitment to the CFTC’s important mission of fostering open, competitive and sound markets. MFA and our member firms look forward to continuing our dialogue with the CFTC as it deals with vital market issues ranging from automated trading and end-user risks to clearing reforms and position limits.”