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CME Group Congratulates CFTC Commissioners Sommers, Chilton and O'Malia

Fri Oct 09 2009







CHICAGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group released the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioners Jill Sommers, Bart Chilton and Scott O'Malia.



"We congratulate Ms. Sommers, Mr. Chilton and Mr. O'Malia on their confirmation to serve as CFTC Commissioners. The depth of experience and knowledge of each make them well qualified to serve the Commission and the industry effectively. We look forward to continuing to work with all of the CFTC commissioners, Chairman Gary Gensler and the entire regulatory staff to ensure that our U.S. futures and options markets continue to act as the global mechanisms for price discovery."



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