CFTC Data Capabilities Lagging, New ISDA Chief Warns

Law360, New York (September 9, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT) -- In some of his first public comments since leaving the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission last month, Scott O'Malia on Tuesday returned to a topic that consumed much of his time as a member of the agency: its struggles to process the torrent of market data coming its way.

Speaking at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's annual conference in New York, O'Malia told attendees that one of his main priorities as the lobbying group's new chief is to help standardize and streamline the data that regulators see, something he wishes he had had as a member of the commission....

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