Financial Regulatory Forum

U.S. Treasury nominee: some swaps may stay off exchanges

March 2, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) – The nominee for the U.S. Treasury’s top domestic post on Tuesday said he believed certain derivatives contracts, such as dollar swaps, could be exempted from being traded on exchanges under Obama administration proposals to boost market transparency.

Obama picks private-equity figure for key U.S. Treasury post

July 22, 2009

By Patrick Rucker
WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – Jeffrey Goldstein, an executive at a New York private equity firm, has been tapped as President Barack Obama’s choice for Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance, two officials said on Wednesday. (more…)