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Statement of Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo on the Passing of Robert Cox

December 12, 2018

Washington, DC - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo issued the following statement on the passing of Robert T. Cox, vice president in the financial markets group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago:

"We are deeply saddened at the loss of Bob Cox, a tremendous figure in the derivatives community," said Giancarlo. "Throughout his career, Bob found meaningful ways to contribute to the CFTC's mission to oversee American derivatives clearinghouses - from serving on advisory committees to participating in agency discussions and consultations. His absence will be deeply felt here at the agency, as it will no doubt be throughout the financial markets."