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EVENT: Advisory Committee Meeting Jun 20, 2017

  • CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee to Meet on June 20, 2017

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on June 20, 2017 at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters.

    CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee.

    At this meeting, the MRAC will: (1) respond to a presentation by the CFTC’s Division of Clearing and Risk on how it conducts risk surveillance of central counterparties (CCPs); (2) discuss how to better inform the CCP regulatory framework through academic research and economic analysis; and (3) advise the Commission of the potential effects of Brexit on financial markets.

    The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also 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. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Petal Walker at (202) 418–5794.

      What:

      Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting

      Location:

      CFTC Headquarters Lobby-level Conference Room
      1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

      Date:

      Tuesday, June 20, 2017

      Time:

      10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    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:

      Domestic Toll Free:

      866-844-9416

      International Toll Numbers:

      Conference Passcode:

      4200483

    Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by June 27, 2017. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the title "Market Risk Advisory Committee" on 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, www.cftc.gov.

    View Archived Webcast
    CFTC Press Release 7566-17

    CFTC Press Release 7571-17

    Agenda

    82 FR 25246: Market Risk Advisory Committee

    Opening and Closing Statements:
    Opening Statement of Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo

    Closing Statement of Commissioner Sharon Bowen

    Presentation:
    Risk Surveillance Activities

    Research on Clearing


    Last Updated: June 20, 2017