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  • March 19, 2010

    Once skeptical, Congress warms to CFTC's Gensler

    (Reuters) - Gary Gensler, who once supported market deregulation blamed for the recent financial meltdown, has been winning over members of Congress who had been skeptical of his ability to rein in Wall Street as the top U.S. futures regulator.

    By Christopher Doering

    A former partner at Goldman Sachs, Gensler has quickly become a go-to guy for Congress as it navigates a sea of complex proposals to regulate the $300 trillion swaps market.

    The biggest test of his influence as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will occur next week when key Senate committees hash out landmark derivatives reforms that will go a long way toward steering the future of financial reform in Washington.

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    Last Updated: February 25, 2011