1 Year In, Massad Starts To Turn CFTC Ship Around

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft (June 1, 2015, 9:48 PM EDT) -- After just one year at the helm of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Chairman Timothy Massad has managed to salvage relations with the industry he oversees by focusing his efforts on tweaks to Dodd-Frank Act rules and regulations and making end-users a bigger priority than his predecessor did.

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad speaks at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong on Jan. 19. (Credit: AP) Massad was sworn in on June 5, 2014, just over five months after his predecessor Gary Gensler stepped down. He joined the troubled agency alongside commissioners Sharon Y. Bowen, Mark P. Wetjen and J....

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