Daniel Gorfine, Head of CFTC Financial Technology Experimental Program, will resign

According to a statement issued on Friday, Daniel Gorfine, director and chief innovation officer of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) financial technology experiment project LabCFTC, will leave the company and work in the private sector. During his two years at the agency, Gorfine led the LabCFTC project, published educational materials on virtual currency, and launched an accelerator project to test internal blockchain applications. He also has a cooperative arrangement and sharing policy between the CFTC, the UK Financial Market Conduct Authority (FCA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.