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FTC Commissioner Chopra will step down from post Friday to join CFPB

By Michael Acton
  • 04 Oct 2021 18:10
  • 04 Oct 2021 18:10
FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will leave the agency at the end of this week as he heads off to lead the Consumer Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, MLex understands.
The departure of Chopra, a Democrat, will leave the agency with a 2-2 split along party lines until the post is filled.


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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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