For Release: December 4, 2009
Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will convene a meeting of its Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, to obtain the views of futures industry professionals and market participants on global financial regulatory reform and bankruptcy issues. The Committee is comprised of individuals representing various U.S. and foreign exchanges, self-regulatory organizations, intermediaries, market users and traders, with extensive experience and expertise involving global futures markets issues. The Committee will also host David Wright from the European Commission to discuss issues of mutual importance to U.S. and European policy makers.
This will be the second meeting of the Committee under the leadership of Commissioner Jill E. Sommers, who the Commission appointed to chair the GMAC in February, 2008. “The Commission is very honored to be hosting Mr. Wright and hopes for a productive meeting involving many current issues of global importance,” said Commissioner Sommers.
The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will also be webcast via the internet and audio of the meeting will be available via a listen-only conference call.
Global Markets Advisory Committee meeting
CFTC Headquarters lobby-level Hearing Room
December 9, 2009
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:
1. Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on www.cftc.gov.
2. Call in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to a live audio feed.
Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below:
Domestic Toll Free: (866) 312-4390
R. David Gary
Last Updated: December 4, 2009