Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 26 min ago
Oct 1 2013 | 1:32pm ET
David Meister, the head of enforcement at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will leave the regulator after three years.
Meister led the regulator's investigations into the collapse of MF Global Holdings and the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate. A former federal prosecutor and lawyer for Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Meister has not announced his plans other than to return to his family in New York.
"David has brought energy, talent and experience to our critical mission to protect the public from fraud and abuse," CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler said. "He is a tough but fair former prosecutor who will be missed by all at the CFTC."
Meister will be replaced on an interim basis by Gretchen Lowe, chief counsel of the enforcement division.
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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