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  • May 18, 2010

    CFTC Announces Participants for Meeting to Consider the Trading of Contracts Based on Motion Picture Box Office Receipts and Hear the Views of Interested Parties

    Washington, DC – The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting beginning at 9:30 am, on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 (see CFTC press release #5821) to consider issues and hear the views of interested parties related to the trading of futures and binary options based on motion picture box office receipts. The participants/panelists who will be addressing the Commission include:

    Panel 1

    • Rick Shilts, Director, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC

    Panel 1

    • Clark Hallren, Clear Scope Partners
    • Richard Jaycobs, Cantor Exchange
    • Alice Neuhauser, Complete Rights Management
    • Robert Pisano, Motion Picture Association of America

    Panel 2

    • Michael Burns, Lionsgate
    • Scott Harbinson, International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees/Directors Guild of America
    • Schuyler Moore, Stroock, Stroock and Lavan
    • Robert Swagger, Media Derivatives

    The meeting will be open to the public and will be webcast via the internet. In addition, audio of the meeting will be available via a listen-only conference call.

    Media Contacts
    Scott Schneider

    R. David Gary

    Last Updated: May 18, 2010