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Commissioner Kristin Johnson to sponsor CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee

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United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Kristin N. Johnson was named the sponsor of the company’s Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) on Tuesday. She changed CFTC chair Rostin Behnam in that function.

Johnson was nominated to be a CFTC commissioner by U.S. President Joe Biden in September 2021, concurrent to the nominations of commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero and performing chairman Behnam because the everlasting chair. Johnson was sworn in on March 30. She moved into the place after spending over a decade as a legislation professor. Johnson is the writer of educational papers during which she has advocated for stricter controls over cryptocurrency. Johnson mentioned in an announcement:

“Having spent my profession in threat administration oversight, I admire the MRAC’s important and significant function in advising the Commission on threat administration in our markets together with the rising decentralized market buildings in digital asset or cryptocurrency markets that will not depend on intermediation.”

Sponsorships have been allotted among the many 5 CFTC commissioners Tuesday for 5 out of the six CFTC committees, with the exception being the CFTC-SEC Joint Advisory Committee. The MRAC is made up of 36 trade leaders in derivatives and different monetary markets in addition to teachers and regulators. It consists of members of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Chicago, HSBC chief working officer Chris Dickens, Goldman Sachs managing director Amy Hong, BlackRock managing director Eileen Kiely and members of the Futures Industry Association.

Johnson will give the keynote tackle “exploring an applicable regulatory framework for [..] the burgeoning decentralized digital asset market” on the FIA’s International Derivatives Expo in London on June 8.

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