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MFA Statement on Senate Confirmation of CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert

Posted on June 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – MFA President and CEO Richard H. Baker today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Heath P. Tarbert as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission:

“On behalf of MFA, I congratulate Dr. Tarbert on his successful confirmation. We look forward to working with him and the Commission to encourage policies that stimulate investment, reduce duplicative regulatory requirements, and promote fair and accessible capital markets while protecting the confidential data that registrants are required to provide.”

About Managed Funds Association

Managed Funds Association (“MFA”) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets.  MFA, based in Washington, D.C., is an advocacy, education, and communications organization established to enable hedge fund and managed futures firms in the alternative investment industry to participate in public policy discourse, share best practices and learn from peers, and communicate the industry’s contributions to the global economy.  MFA members help pension plans, university endowments, charitable organizations, qualified individuals and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time.  MFA has cultivated a global membership and actively engages with regulators and policymakers in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and many other regions where MFA members are market participants.

For more information, please visit: www.managedfunds.org.

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