On August 14, 2015, Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen announced his resignation from the US CFTC, effective August 28, 2015. During his time as Commissioner, Mr. Wetjen played a significant role in implementing the Dodd-Frank Act, including the implementation of the first trading mandate for interest rate and credit default swaps.

The press release is available at: http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr7212-15