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Bart Chilton


Bartholomew H. “Bart” Chilton is senior policy advisor for the law firm DLA Piper, which he joined in April 2014 after serving as one of the five commissioners of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. In August 2014, the Modern Markets Initiative, an industry association representing high-frequency trading firms, announced that Chilton and DLA Piper will work with MMI on policy matters. During his years at the CFTC, Chilton was a frequent critic of HFT, which he nicknamed “cheetahs.” View page

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ISE’s Gary Katz Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Plunge

John Lothian » 8.21.14

ISE CEO Gary Katz, who calls the ISE the original “ice” exchange, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge today in front of a throng of ISE employees.  Three employees won a drawing to pour a bucket of ice cold water over his head. Katz called out KCG’s Daniel Coleman, OCC’s Michael Cahill and CBOE’s Ed Tilly to take the challenge. Here is Katz taking the challenge:Read more

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