The Commission and Witnesses Testimonies on Hearing to Examine Trading on Regulated Exchanges and Exempt Commercial Markets
The following remarks were given by the panel of witnesses at the CFTC hearing held on September 18, 2007 to examine trading on regulated exchanges and exempt commercial markets.
Commission Opening Statements
Panel I – CFTC Witnesses
• Terry Arbit
• John F. Fenton
Deputy Director of Market Surveillance, Division of Market Oversight
• Jeffery H. Harris
• Richard A. Shilts
Director, Division of Market Oversight
Panel II – Trading Facilities
• Craig S. Donohue
Chief Executive Officer and Director, CME Group, Inc.
• Peter Krenkel
President, Natural Gas Exchange, Inc.
• James E. Newsome
President and Chief Executive Officer, New York Mercantile Exchange
• Richard L. Sandor
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Climate Exchange
• Jeffrey C. Sprecher
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, InterContinental Exchange, Inc.
Panels III and IV – Market Users
• Russ Stolle
General Counsel, Huntsman Corporation
• Mark Cooper
Director of Research, Consumer Federation of America
• Sean Cota
President, Cota & Cota, Inc., of Bellows Falls, Vermont;
President, New England Fuel Institute;
Northeast Chair, Petroleum Marketers Association of America
• John G. Gaine
President, Managed Funds Association
• Greg Zerzan
Counsel and Head of Global Public Policy, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.