Director, Regional Head of Enforcement - NY
NYM - New York Mercantile Exchange - New York, NY

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Director, Enforcement Counsel, Market Regulation Department

Job Description

The Director will serve as the Regional Head of Enforcement for CME Group's Market Regulation Department in New York. The Department is primarily responsible for fulfilling the regulatory responsibilities for CME Group's futures exchanges. The Director will be responsible for overseeing the Department's enforcement efforts in our New York office, including directly managing Enforcement Counsels. The Director will be responsible for prosecuting market participants in enforcement actions before the Exchange's disciplinary committees. Additionally, the Director will be responsible for providing counsel to the Exchange Arbitration Committees.

The Director will report into the Executive Director & Global Head of Enforcement, and will work closely with Enforcement Counsel in New York, and other members of the Market Regulation Department. In particular, the Director will work closely with the Investigations and Market Surveillance groups developing and handling case referrals. The Director will regularly present matters before Exchange disciplinary committees, and oversee other Enforcement Counsels who will do the same. The Director will have responsibility for managing the New York region's Enforcement case docket and all enforcement related issues. The Director will also be responsible for representing the Market Regulation Department at meetings with government regulators and other groups within CME Group, as well as coordinating responses to requests for information from regulators and other government officials.

The Director will ensure that the Enforcement function in the New York region is aligned with corporate goals, and the Department’s mission, regulatory philosophies and objectives.

The position requires excellent and demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, organization, communication and litigation skills. The person must work effectively in a team environment, have excellent written and oratory skills, and be able to manage several tasks at once in a highly professional manner.


A law degree from an ABA accredited law school

License to practice law in New York

Excellent and demonstrated analytical aptitude, written and verbal communication skills, and organizational skills


A thorough understanding of financial markets, particularly the derivatives industry

8-12 years of litigation experience

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( ) is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.

With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day.

We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.

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