J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC

About the Author

Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo was nominated by President Obama on Aug. 1, 2013 and confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on June 3, 2014.  On June 16, 2014, he was sworn in as a CFTC Commissioner for a term expiring in April 2019. Giancarlo was designated per seriatim as Acting Chairman of the Commission on Jan. 20, 2017.