As an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the Inspector General, you will:
Serve as the chief OIG attorney for research, analysis, development, and evaluation of legal and economic issues and economic policy options relating to the promotion of economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of CFTC programs and operations, and the detection and prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in such programs and operations.
Develop appropriate research methods and evaluation techniques for OIG to analyze the legal and economic impact of relevant policy options. This encompasses both the technique of the analysis and the statistical quality of the data utilized.
Review and advise the IG on documents prepared by other OIG employees for sufficiency of legal and economic analysis. Reviews and advises the IG on all OIG products addressing CFTC’s performance of tasks involving legal and economic research and analysis.
Develop legal and economic analyses and interpretations which may cut across established organizational and functional lines of the agency, frequently with an emphasis on price theory economics.
Advise the IG based on the review, consolidation, and syntheses of appropriate legal, economic and statistical analyses which cross agency lines.
Evaluate conclusions and recommendations reached on agricultural, energy, and other market regulatory issues that are related to the CFTC OIG mission but fall under the jurisdiction of other federal departments, agencies, or entities (e.g., US Department of Agriculture, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, etc.), including foreign markets and regulators, and antitrust regulators.
Review existing and proposed legislation and regulations relating to programs and operations of the Commission, make recommendations to the IG, prepares and delivers written and oral presentations as requested.
May plan, develop, organize, and coordinate extensive multi-disciplinary legal, economic, and statistical analyses to assist analysis of CFTC programs and operations related to policy options for the regulation of markets under CFTC jurisdiction.