On November 8, 2016, American voters elected Republican Donald J. Trump as President. In addition, Republicans maintained control of the House of Representatives and the Senate. As the campaign rhetoric fades into the background over the coming weeks and months, the business of transitioning to a new administration will begin in earnest. The results of the election promise to have a significant impact on the regulatory agenda of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Please see this client alert for an analysis of post-election CFTC issues and potential developments.