CFTC Enforcement Chief Meister To Step Down

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission enforcement chief David Meister will step down in October following a three-year tenure in which the agency filed a record number of cases, including suits against top banks over alleged interest-rate manipulation, the CFTC announced Tuesday.

Meister, a former federal prosecutor and white collar partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, joined the CFTC as Division of Enforcement director in November 2010, a few months after the agency gained new authority to police markets under the Dodd-Frank Act....
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