Matthew A. Daigler is Senior Special Counsel in the Office of Derivatives Policy in the Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In this position, he is responsible for addressing various regulatory issues relating to derivatives, including determining the legal status of new financial products and implementing Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Prior to his current position, Mr. Daigler was counsel to Commissioner Elisse B. Walter, where he advised her on a wide range of issues relating to markets, market participants, and financial products. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A.), Boston College (Ph.D.), and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D.), and is a member of the Massachusetts bar.