Exclusive: Chris Brummer, Georgetown University Academic, Head of CFTC Chair: Sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Georgetown University academic Chris Brummer has emerged as the top candidate for the presidency of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to three people familiar with the discussions.

The White House is expected to make an announcement on this and other financial regulator roles soon, one of the people said.

Reporting by Michelle Price; Editing by Chris Reese