CFTC to Delay De Minimis Decision Another Year, Giancarlo Says

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Christopher Giancarlo said Wednesday he will request the regulatory agency postpone a decision on the de minimis threshold by a year, effectively delaying implementation until the end of 2018.

October 11, 2017

People — Rostin Behnam, CFTC

The White House said President Trump intends to nominate Rostin Behnam to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Behnam, a senior counsel to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), would serve the remainder of a five-year term set to expire June 19, 2021. Behnam previously practiced law in New York City and worked at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and earned his law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law.

July 14, 2017