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Dan M. Berkovitz

Dan M. Berkovitz

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commissioner
Washington, DC, USA


Dan M. Berkovitz was nominated by President Trump to serve as a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on April 24, 2018. He was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 2018 and sworn into office on September 7, 2018 for a five-year term expiring in April 2023.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Berkovitz was a partner and co-chair of the futures and derivatives practice at the law firm of WilmerHale. He also was an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School, and vice-chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Futures and Derivatives.

Mr. Berkovitz served as General Counsel of the CFTC from 2009-2013. While serving in this role, he was the agency’s Deputy Representative to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Before the CFTC, Mr. Berkovitz was a senior staff lawyer for the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management.

Mr. Berkovitz obtained an A.B. in Physics from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is married to Michelle and they have two children, Zoe and Eli.

Dan M. Berkovitz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation - Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation - Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation, Thursday, October 25, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation - Innovative Market Trends, Enforcement Trends, Litigation, Insolvency and Resolution Authority: Safe Harbors; Orderly Liquidation, Thursday, October 25, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, New York, NY
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