SIFMA Statement on Confirmation of CFTC Chairman and Commissioners

Release Date: August 3, 2017

Contact: Carol Danko, 202-962-7390, [email protected]

SIFMA Statement on Confirmation of CFTC Chairman and Commissioners 

Washington, DC, August 3, 2017 - SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA president and CEO, on the Senate confirmation of Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo and Commissioners Brian D. Quintenz and Rostin Behnam:

"We congratulate CFTC Chairman Giancarlo and Commissioners Quintenz and Behnam on their Senate confirmation.  We look forward to working with them on issues that enhance and maintain the integrity of our capital markets and wish them success in their new roles."


SIFMA is the voice of the U.S. securities industry. We represent the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers whose nearly 1 million employees provide access to the capital markets, raising over $2.5 trillion for businesses and municipalities in the U.S., serving clients with over $20 trillion in assets and managing more than $67 trillion in assets for individual and institutional clients including mutual funds and retirement plans. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit


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