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An exit interview with Brian Quintenz on his move from the CFTC to the crypto industry

An exit interview with Brian Quintenz on his move from the CFTC to the crypto industry

Quick Take Recently departed CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has a new position advising a16z on crypto. The Block caught up with Quintenz to get his thoughts on the direction of his old agency, the CFTC versus SEC debate, and why he joined a16z. This feature story is available to subscribers of The Block Daily. You …

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Crypto-friendly CFTC commissioner Quintenz won’t seek re-nomination after term expires this month

Crypto-friendly CFTC commissioner Quintenz won’t seek re-nomination after term expires this month

Brian Quintenz, the crypto-friendly commissioner at the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), will leave his post later this year following the completion of a five-year statutory term. Quintenz has a financial management background and founded investment firm Saeculum Capital Management in 2013. He was nominated by President Barack Obama to take the post of …

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