Geithner Not Seen Pressing SEC/CFTC Merger

05 Jun 2009

Lawmakers attending a dinner with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reportedly believe he won’t press a merger of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Lawmakers attending a dinner with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reportedly believe he won’t press a merger of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Geithner’s predecessor, Henry Paulson, had supported combining the agencies, but lawmakers have opposed it as it would eliminate legislative authority ...

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