As Deputy Director, Mr. Remmler supervises the CFTC branch responsible for addressing registration and compliance of intermediaries including in particular implementation of swap dealer regulations. Among other activities, his branch provides guidance to the Commission and market participants; drafts regulations, advisories and no action letters; and coordinates the CFTC’s Volcker Rule implementation. Mr. Remmler has also lead or participated in drafting numerous new regulations since the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Prior to joining the CFTC in 2010, Mr. Remmler practiced law in the capital markets for 18 years at major law firms with a focus on over-the-counter derivatives and structured finance. In that capacity, he structured and negotiated hundreds of swap agreements and developed new derivatives products.