Commodity Futures Trading Commission member Bart Chilton told insittutional investors Wednesday that opponents of changes wrought by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act are trying to block implementation of resulting rules by starving regulators of funding.

"Opponents of reform could not stop the Dodd-Frank Act from becoming law,'' commissioner Bart Chilton said at the Institutional Investor TraderForum in New York. "Therefore, now they have another idea—a double secret strategy. They seek to deny resources to regulators—starving us on the vine if you will—and thereby denying us the ability to enforce the new law and oversee these markets.

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