Former Intuit Exec Takes Over Top Role At LabCFTC

Law360 (October 10, 2019, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Former Intuit executive Melissa Netram has been appointed director of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's fintech initiative, or LabCFTC, the agency announced Thursday.

Netram joins the CFTC a few months after the departure of Daniel Gorfine, the former director of LabCFTC and the agency's chief innovation officer who left to join the private sector in August. In her new role, Netram will oversee coordination between the agency and other federal regulators, Capitol Hill and international regulators on addressing "market-enhancing innovation" and public policy.

"Digital assets and other 21st century commodities are transforming our financial markets, so it is critical that...

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