Rachel Kaplan Reicher

Chief Counsel, Division of Market Oversight
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Rachel Kaplan Reicher is the Chief Counsel of the Division of

Market Oversight (DMO) at the U.S. Commodity Futures

Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Deputy Director

of DMO’s Chief Counsel Unit.  She leads the Chief Counsel Unit in advising DMO and the Commission on law and policy that affects DMO’s oversight of the vibrancy, integrity and structure of the commodity futures, options and swaps markets.  Among other things, Rachel and her team support the development and drafting of DMO policy and staff action documents as well as complex rulemakings on a wide range of topics affecting DMO.


Prior to joining the CFTC, for fourteen years, Rachel advised a wide variety of clients on federal regulatory law and policy related to derivatives as a Counsel at Skadden and an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis.  She represented clients before the CFTC and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve Board and Congress on a broad range of issues arising under Titles II, VII and VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act and the Commodity Exchange Act.

Rachel earned her J.D. from the Boston University School of Law and graduated cum laude from Tufts University with Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Science and Psychology. Rachel is a member of the board of directors of Kol Shalom in Rockville, Maryland.

Rachel Kaplan Reicher will be speaking at:

The Markets and SEC and CFTC developments

2021/11/08 15:45 - 16:45

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