The Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) was created in 1999 to advise the Commission on the impact and implications of technological innovations on financial services and the futures markets, and the appropriate legislative and regulatory response to increasing use of technology in the markets.
CFTC Commissioner Scott D. O'Malia chairs the Technology Advisory Committee. Members include representatives of futures exchanges, self-regulatory organizations, financial intermediaries, market participants, and traders.
Committee Charter (PDF)
Charter Renewal (PDF)
Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading
The CFTC received the following responses to its November 17 letter.
The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets: An International Perspective Final Project Report
UK Government Office for Science, October 2012
Recommendations on Pre-Trade Practices for Trading Firms, Clearing Firms and Exchanges involved in Direct Market Access
CFTC Pre-Trade Functionality Subcommittee, March 2011
Related presentations from the March 1, 2011 Technology Advisory Committee meeting.