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Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
A16z Elevates Former US CFTC Commissioner Quintenz to Policy Chief
Brian Quintenz, who served at the agency that’s expected to oversee crypto trading, has dabbled in industry advisory roles since leaving the CFTC last year.
Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
The ‘Good Cop and Bad Cop’ of US Crypto Regulations
The ongoing tug-of-war between the top two federal regulatory agencies keeps the crypto industry on its toes. That’s why Gary Gensler and Rostin Behnam share a spot on CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Professor Tonya M. Evans (MD Photography)
Crypto Is at ‘Brick Wall Stage' and Needs ‘Right Balance’ of Regulation, Says Legal Expert
Pennsylvania State University Dickinson Law Professor Tonya Evans discusses why the ecosystem is in need of thoughtful regulation from lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
CDCROP: Professor Tonya M. Evans (MD Photography)

CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson and Conrad Bahlke, Counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LL at Crypto Connection 2022 (Amitoj Singh/Coindesk)
US CFTC Commissioner Cites Latest Crypto Sanction in Call for New Rules
Commissioner Kristin Johnson is pushing for her agency to work on policies to further tighten custody of customer assets as the CFTC sanctions another crypto Ponzi scheme.
CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson and Conrad Bahlke, Counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LL at Crypto Connection 2022 (Amitoj Singh/Coindesk)

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
CFTC Chairman Suggests 'Pause' to Overhaul Senate Bill Following FTX Debacle
Rostin Behnam said in light of recent events lawmakers should make sure the bill has no gaps.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDCROP: CFTC Commissioner Summer K. Mersinger on CoinDesk TV (CoinDesk)
Regulating Crypto Not a ‘One-Agency Solution,’ CFTC Commissioner Says
Appearing on CoinDesk TV, Summer K. Mersinger discussed why the need to regulate crypto will require her agency to work closely with others.
CDCROP: CFTC Commissioner Summer K. Mersinger on CoinDesk TV (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
FTX Direct Clearing Plan Was Nowhere Close to Being Approved, CFTC Chief Says
Rostin Behnam, the agency's chairman, did say FTX executives met frequently with the regulator.
CDCROP: CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Former COO now CEO of Kraken Dave Ripley (Kraken)
Crypto’s Future Will Be Based on Self-Custody and Regulation: Kraken's Dave Ripley
The incoming CEO discusses why the future of crypto will be based on proof of reserves and thoughtful regulation.
CDCROP: Former COO now CEO of Kraken Dave Ripley (Kraken)

CDCROP: CFTC logo
CFTC Bypassed Legal Requirement in Trying to Serve Ooki DAO, Crypto Supporters Claim
Andreessen Horowitz, LexPunK and the DeFi Education Fund filed their responses to the CFTC.
CDCROP: CFTC logo

CDCROP: Kristin N. Johnson Commissioner of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CoinDesk)
CFTC Has ‘Boots on the Ground’ at FTX Subsidiary LedgerX
Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson said that the regulator is monitoring crypto clearinghouse LedgerX on a “daily if not hourly basis.”
CDCROP: Kristin N. Johnson Commissioner of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CoinDesk)