Is a backdoor CFTC and SEC merger on the cards?

Merging the two agencies has re-merged as an idea discussed by policymakers

The holy grail of financial regulatory policy in the US has been the merging of the CFTC and SEC into one super-regulator. The idea was floated by Senator Barney Frank, co-author of Dodd-Frank, during the bill’s passage in 2009 and 2010 and resurfaced after the collapse of MF Global in