FIA statement on the confirmation of Russ Behnam

16 December 2021

Washington, DC—FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken made the following statement on the US Senate confirmation of Rostin (Russ) Behnam to serve as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC):

“FIA congratulates Russ Behnam on his confirmation to chair the CFTC. Chairman Behnam brings a depth of experience to the office that will serve the public well. He has been a principled advocate for safe, open and transparent markets, and FIA looks forward to working with Chairman Behnam and the Commission on the important issues facing our industry.”

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