Stephen J. Obie

Stephen Obie has sophisticated experience in all aspects of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended by the Dodd-Frank Act.

Stephen held several top positions during his 15 years at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), including running the New York office. Moreover, during the financial crisis from July 2008 to September 2010, he was the Acting Director of the CFTC's Division of Enforcement and co-chaired the Securities and Commodities Subcommittee of the President's Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force from 2009 to 2010. While at the CFTC, he was an advisor to senior management and presidential appointees on enforcement and policy matters; managed a heavy docket of investigations and litigations; and interacted frequently with federal authorities, self-regulatory organizations, and international regulators, including the Securities & Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, National Futures Association, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, CME Group, IntercontinentalExchange, and financial conduct/services authorities in Dubai, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. [1]