Former chairman of US CFTC joins law firm and will continue to promote digital dollar development

Former US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, known as the "crypto dad", announced on Monday that he will join Willkie Farr & Gallagher Law Firm as a senior lawyer. Giancarlo said in an email that he plans to continue advocating for digital dollars. It is reported that since leaving the CFTC, Giancarlo has joined the Digital Chamber of Commerce as an advisor and has also served on the board of directors of the American Financial Exchange (Ameribor and Ameribor Futures). During his partnership with the agency, Giancarlo called for a touch-based regulatory approach to the cryptocurrency space, testified before Congress, and won praise from industry participants.