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Former CFTC Chair to Remain Focused on Crypto and Blockchain at New Law Firm

Former United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Chris Giancarlo was hired as senior counsel at the New York-based law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher.Digitize the dollar and take power away from central banksOn Dec. 2, Reuters reported that Giancarlo in his new role at Willkie Farr & Gallagher will continue to focus on digital innovation in areas such as cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” commented on his new role:“I will divide my time between assisting Willkie clients in their worldwide commercial ventures and focusing on key issues of public interest...Among other things, I will continue to advocate the development of a blockchain-based digital dollar and a new American lending benchmark to replace Li...