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Securities and Exchange Commission

How Will the Election Change the US Regulatory Landscape?

As FX markets continue to anticipate what will happen next following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US Presidential election, there could also be significant changes in the country’s regulatory landscape that financial services firms need to consider.

For starters, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) could look very different.

Historically, when there’s a transition of parties, the Chairman of the Commission has tendered their resignation on the inauguration day of the new President and then the remaining Commissioners vote amongst themselves for an acting chairman.