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External Meetings: CFTC/SEC consultation with public pension groups

8/12/2010 2:00 PM
III. Business Conduct Standards w/ Counterparties
CFTC Staff:
Phyllis Cela

Ted Kneller

Mike Solinsky

Peter Sanchez

Katie Driscoll

Todd Prono

Barry McCarty
Keith Bozarth (SWIB)

Kelly Lovell (IPERS)

Don Marlais (CGVA)

Leigh Snell (NCTR)

Rich Dahl (MISERS)

Aln Van Noord (PAPERS)

Melissa Moye (MAPERS)

Eric Baggesen (CALPERS)

Todd Ludgate (WIB)

Bill McGrew (CALPERS)

Tamara Brightwell (SEC)

Rich Ferlauto (SEC)

Lourdes Gonzalez (SEC)

Martha Haines (SEC)

Joanne Rutkowski (SEC)

Christine Sibille (SEC)

Amy Starr (SEC)
State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB)

Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)

Lussier, Gregor, Vienna & Associates (CGVA)

National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR)

Missouri State Employees' Retirement System (MIPERS)

PA Public Employees' Retirement System (PAPERS)

State of Maryland, Financial Policy

California Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Fixed Income Portfolio
  • The consultation was conducted via teleconference. The participants reviewed the statutory language regarding business conduct, including ?4s(h) and ?4c(a)(7) of the Commodity Exchange Act and ?15F(h) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The participants also discussed the nature and use of swaps in the public pension plan industry and concerns regarding business conduct in the swaps market place.