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Brian A. Bussey

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Director, Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR)
Washington, DC, USA

Brian Bussey is Associate Director for Derivatives Policy and Trading Practices in the Division of Trading and Markets at the SEC.  In that capacity, he oversees the Division’s derivatives policy, short selling, and anti-manipulative trading programs.  His current focus is the implementation of the derivatives provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.  He also serves as co-chair of the Financial Stability Board Working Group on OTC Derivatives, co-chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions Task Force on OTC Derivatives Regulation, and participates in the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group.  Prior to his current position, Brian served as Associate Director for Trading Practices and Processing and Assistant Chief Counsel in the Division, as Counsel to Chairmen Donaldson and Pitt, and to Acting Chairman Unger, and as an attorney in the Division and in the SEC’s Office of the General Counsel.  He began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and was a corporate associate at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago before joining the SEC.  Brian is a graduate of Pomona College and University of Chicago Law School.

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