Public Statements & Remarks

Commissioner Behnam Statement on Passing of Bart Chilton

April 29, 2019

Washington, DC – Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Rostin Behnam issued the following statement on the passing of former Commissioner Bart Chilton:

“Commissioner Chilton was a true public servant and man of the people.  Serving in numerous capacities over many decades, Bart personified a passionate commitment to protecting and empowering consumers and the public interest while moving the economy forward.  He was a friend, an advocate, and as genuine as one can get.  I will miss him dearly.  His legacy and the positive impacts he has had on the CFTC and financial markets will live on forever.”