For Release: September 23, 2009
Washington, DC – U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler today addressed the International Energy Agency in Paris, France, on regulatory initiatives in the energy futures markets, including transparency efforts and position limits. The full text of Chairman Gensler’s remarks is attached.
Chairman Gensler will travel to Brussels, Belgium, to address a European Commission conference on Friday. The conference is entitled “Derivatives in Crisis: Safeguarding Financial Stability.” Chairman Gensler will emphasize the need for comprehensive regulation of over-the-counter derivatives.
R. David Gary
Last Updated: September 23, 2009