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  • Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 238 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)

    [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)]


    [Pages 58593-58594]

    From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []

    [FR Doc No: 2017-26869]




    Technology Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that

    on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Technology

    Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting in the Conference

    Center at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters. At this meeting, the

    TAC will: (1) Discuss the scope, plan, and approach for the Committee's

    efforts in 2018; (2) explore timely topics and issues involving

    financial technology in CFTC regulated markets, potentially including

    blockchain/DLT, data standardization and analytics, algorithmic

    trading, virtual currencies, cybersecurity, and RegTech; and (3)

    identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate

    actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to

    4:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements

    in connection with the meeting should submit them by January 30, 2018.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the

    CFTC's headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW,

    Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail

    to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155

    21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the

    Secretary; or by electronic mail to: Please use the

    title ``Technology Advisory Committee'' in any written statement you

    submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee

    meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on

    the CFTC website,

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gorfine, TAC Designated Federal

    Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre,

    1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418-5625.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with

    seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may

    also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free

    telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a

    live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared

    to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation.

    Domestic Toll Free: 1-866-844-9416.

    International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC's

    website,, on the page for the meeting, under

    Related Links.

    Pass Code/Pin Code: 3599656.

    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other TAC priorities.

    For agenda updates, please visit the TAC committee site at:

    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published

    through a link on the CFTC's website, All written

    submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on

    the CFTC's website. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend

    the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person


    Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec. 10(a)(2).

    Dated: December 8, 2017.

    Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. 2017-26869 Filed 12-12-17; 8:45 am]

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    Last Updated: December 13, 2017