Public Statements & Remarks

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Statement on the Decision in CFTC v. Wilson et al.

December 3, 2018

Washington, DC – Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo issued the following statement regarding the December 3, 2018 decision in CFTC v. Wilson et al., which followed a bench trial that concluded on December 7, 2016.

“We acknowledge the Court’s long-awaited decision in this case, which involves the CFTC’s pre-Dodd Frank legal authority,” said Giancarlo. “We are reviewing the decision and will analyze it carefully in considering next steps.  We will continue to vigorously enforce the Commission’s anti-manipulation provisions and to prosecute cases through trial where necessary.”