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RELEASE: pr5926-10

  • October 19, 2010

    CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on Third Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act

    CFTC also to Consider One Non Dodd-Frank Proposed Rule

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of the following proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act:

    • Prohibition of market manipulation and disruptive trading practices;
    • Provisions common to registered entities;
    • Removing any reference to or reliance on credit ratings in Commission regulations and proposing alternatives; and
    • Process of review of swaps for mandatory clearing.

    In addition to the above proposed rulemakings, the Commission will consider one Non Dodd-Frank proposed rule – Investment of customer funds and funds held in an account for foreign futures and foreign options transactions.

    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.

    What:

    Meeting on Third of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Where:

    CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

    When:

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

    Viewing/Listening Information:

    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 or toll-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:1-866-844-9416
    International Toll: Under Related Documents
    Pass code/Pin:28228

    Last Updated: October 19, 2010

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