On Second Thought, JPMorgan Executive Won’t Advise Commodities Regulator

Masters testifies in Washington on Dec. 2, 2009 Photograph by Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

That didn’t take very long. Blythe Masters, the JPMorgan Chase commodities chief whose responsibilities include a unit that was involved in a $410 million settlement with regulators, has withdrawn from an advisory committee to the top U.S. commodities regulator. Her role on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission panel had become known only yesterday.

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