April 16, 2018 / 6:23 PM / in 2 months

Trump to nominate attorney Berkovitz to CFTC -White House

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to nominate Dan Berkovitz, a partner at law firm WilmerHale, as commissioner to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the rest of a five-year term ending April 13, 2023, the White House said on Monday.

Berkovitz is co-chair of the firm’s futures and derivatives practice and served as the CFTC’s general counsel from 2009 to 2013, the White House said in a statement. His appointment is subject to Senate confirmation. (Reporting by Eric Walsh Editing by David Alexander)

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