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EVENT: Advisory Committee Meeting Feb 26, 2015


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    CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on February 26, 2015

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (Commission) Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) will hold a public meeting on February 26, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters at 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581.

    CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo is the sponsor of this advisory committee.

    The meeting will focus on the Commission’s proposed rules seeking to implement position limits and how these proposals will impact energy and environmental markets. See Aggregation of Positions, 78 Fed. Reg. 68946 (Nov. 15, 2013); and Position Limits for Derivatives, 78 Fed. Reg. 75680 (Dec. 12, 2013). A complete agenda will be available prior to the February 26 meeting.

    The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Ajay Sutaria, the EEMAC Secretary, at (202) 418–5959.

    Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed.

    Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at www.cftc.gov. To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers listed under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation.

    Conference call information below:

    Domestic Toll Free:

    1-866-844-9416

    International Toll and
    Toll Free Numbers:

    International Dial-In Numbers

    Participants Passcode:

    CFTC

    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s website, www.cftc.gov. All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on the CFTC’s website.

    For Further Information Contact: Ajay Sutaria, EEMAC Secretary, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418–5959.

    View Archived Webcast
    CFTC Press Release 7121-15

    CFTC Press Release 7125-15

    Agenda

    Meeting Questions for EEMAC Consideration

    Opening Remarks:

    Opening Remark of Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo

    Current Conditions in U.S. Energy Markets:

    Adam Sieminski; Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration

    Panel I:

    Stephen Sherrod; Senior Economist, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
    Tom LaSala
    ; Chief Regulatory Officer, CME
    Erik Haas
    ; Director – Market Regulation, ICE Futures U.S
    Craig Pirrong
    ; Professor of Finance and Energy Markets, Director of Global Energy Management Institute, Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

    Panel II:

    Tom LaSala; Chief Regulatory Officer, CME
    Erik Haas
    ; Director – Market Regulation, ICE Futures U.S

    Panel III:

    Stephen Sherrod; Senior Economist, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
    Ron Oppenheimer
    ; Commercial Energy Working Group


    Last Updated: March 6, 2015