CFTC Hires Skadden Partner To Head Enforcement

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 7:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has hired Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP white collar partner David Meister to be its new director of enforcement.

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler said Tuesday that Meister's 25 years of experience as a partner in Skadden's white collar group and as a federal criminal prosecutor will help the agency as it adjusts to an expanded role mandated by the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

“David Meister brings significant experience as both a prosecutor and an...
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