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OCC Congratulates New CFTC Chairman and Commissioners

August 04, 2017
Chicago -

Craig Donohue, executive chairman and CEO of OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today congratulated Christopher Giancarlo on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission . He also congratulated Brian Quintenz and Rostin Benham on their confirmation as CFTC commissioners.

"On behalf of my OCC colleagues, I congratulate Chris on being confirmed as CFTC chairman, and Brian and Russ as CFTC commissioners by the U.S. Senate. Together, they bring a strong and complementary breadth of knowledge and experience to the talented team already at the agency, and we look forward to working with them to help solve some of the challenging issues currently facing the global futures and options industry so investors can be better served and we can help these markets grow."

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