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K. Brent Tomer

K. Brent Tomer

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Chief Trial Attorney, Division of Enforcement
Washington, DC, USA


Brent is currently a Chief Trial Attorney with the Division of Enforcement at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the New York office.   Brent supervises a team of trial attorneys and investigators and represents the Division in enforcement actions that are filed in the United States District Court.  He has successfully prosecuted and negotiated settlements relating to a wide variety of actions, including matters sounding in manipulation, fraud, and trade practices.  Brent regularly represents the Commission in actions and investigations related to cryptocurrencies and is the coordinator of the Division of Enforcement’s Virtual Currency Task Force.  He also serves as the Division liaison for LabCFTC, a central component of the Commission’s fintech initiatives.  Brent is a graduate of Washington & Lee University School of Law.

K. Brent Tomer is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, LabCFTC, A CFTC Primer on Virtual Currencies (October 17, 2017) (PowerPoint slides) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Amir Zaidi and Brian Bussey, CFTC Staff Advisory No. 18-14, To: Designated Contract Markets, Swap Execution Facilities, and Derivative Clearing Organizations, Re: Advisory with Respect to Virtual Currency Derivative Product Listings (May 21, 2018) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
CFTC v. McDonnell and Cabbage Tech Corp. d/b/a Coin Drop Markets, 287 F.Supp.3d 213 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 6, 2018) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Proposed interpretation; request for comment, Retail Commodity Transactions Involving Virtual Currency, 17 CFR Part 1, RIN 3038–AE62, 82 Fed. Reg. No. 243 (December 20, 2017) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape - All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape, Monday, November 12, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape - All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape, Monday, November 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape - All Things Crypto: The Evolving Landscape, Monday, November 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
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