About the Author

John Lawton and Steve Greska

John Lawton is the acting director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Clearing and Risk. He has worked at the CFTC for more than 30 years. Steve Greska is the acting deputy director for risk surveillance in the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Clearing and Risk. The views contained herein are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.