Public Statements & Remarks

CFTC Commissioner Brian D. Quintenz Announces TAC Subcommittees

June 4, 2018

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Brian Quintenz issued the following statement regarding the establishment of subcommittees for the Technology Advisory Committee:

“I am pleased to announce that the Commission has approved the establishment of the Technology Advisory Committee’s four subcommittees this morning. I have been anxious to form these subcommittees and look forward to letting their experts develop thoughtful, robust analysis on automated and modern trading markets, cybersecurity, distributed ledger technology and market infrastructure, and virtual currencies. I would like to thank Dan Gorfine and Jorge Herrada of LabCFTC for their work supporting the TAC and the development of these subcommittees. I would also like to acknowledge the work of Dan Davis and Michelle Ghim of the Office of General Counsel for their efforts bringing this seriatim forward for the Commission’s approval.”