Tag Archives: Bart Chilton

President Names New Nominee to CFTC

Legislative Activity This Week’s Hearings: Tuesday, November 19: The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled, “A General Overview of Disparate Impact Theory.” This hearing will review the legal and theoretical underpinnings of disparate impact theory and explore the consequences of its application in various contexts, such as housing … Continue Reading

House Passes Derivatives Bills & CFTC Commissioners Speak Out on Looming Cross Border Deadline

Legislative Activity House Passes Derivatives Bills Last Wednesday, June 12, the House passed several bills related to certain derivatives and swaps regulation provisions under the Dodd-Frank Act. Included among the bills was H.R. 1256, a controversial proposal that would direct the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to adopt a … Continue Reading