Reuben Jeffery and Walt Lukken were confirmed as chairman
and commissioner, respectively, at Commodity Futures Trading
Commission (CFTC) by the US Senate on 1 July, a move that fills
all five CFTC commissioners' seats for the first time since
Jeffery, who will officially commence his role when
President George Bush signs the final paperwork, will serve the
remainder of a five-year term that ends 13 April 2007.
Sharon Brown-Hruska, who has spent the last year as acting
chairman, will resume her post as commissioner. Lukken was
approved to serve the rest of his five-year term that ends 13
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