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RELEASE: pr5198-06

  • Release: 5198-06

    For Release: July 13, 2006

    CFTC Extends Until August 1, 2006, the Comment Period on What Constitutes a Board of Trade Located Outside the United States

    Washington, D.C. – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today extended until August 1, 2006, the comment period on what constitutes a “board of trade, exchange, or market located outside the United States” as that phrase is used in Section 4(a) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). The notice of the comment period extension will be published shortly in the Federal Register.

    Transcript of the CFTC’s June 27, 2006, Public Hearing Is Available

    The CFTC held a public hearing on June 27, 2006, on the issue (see CFTC News Releases 5186-06, June 9, 2006, and 5184-06, May 26, 2006) and today has made the transcript of that hearing available on its website at www.cftc.gov.

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