CFTC Commissioner Wetjen Announces Resignation

By Francine McKennaMarketWatch Pulse

Mark Wetjen, a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, announced his resignation on Friday, effective Aug. 28. Wetjen was appointed by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in Oct. 2011. He served as acting chairman of the commission from January 2014 to June 2014. Wetjen has not yet announced his future plans. In his letter of resignation, Wetjen talked in particular of his efforts to register swap dealers.

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