Brooksley E. Born

Brooksley E. Born

Brooksley E. Born is an American attorney and former public official who, from August 26, 1996, to June 1, 1999, was chairperson of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission , the federal agency which oversees the futures and commodity options markets. During her tenure on the CFTC, Born lobbied Congress and the President to give the CFTC oversight of off-exchange markets for derivatives in addition to its role with respect to exchange-traded derivatives, but her warnings were opposed by other regulators. Wikipedia*

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Brooksley E. Born has 35 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Forum as a Chair for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 28 videos. Most appearances with Phil Angelides (28), Byron Georgiou (27), Bill Thomas (26). Most common tags: Banking & Financial Markets, U.S. Economy, Regulation.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Chair, Women Trailblazers in the Law Project, American Bar Association Videos: 4 c. March 30, 1998 - Present Chair, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Videos: 4


Member, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission c. January 1, 2010 - c. January 1, 2011 Videos: 27

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