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RELEASE: pr5932-10

  • Release: 5932-10
    For Release: November 3, 2010

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

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. to consider the issuance of the following proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act:

    • Registration of Foreign Boards of Trade;
    • Registration of swap dealers and major swap participants;
    • Implementation of the Whistleblower provisions of Section 23 of the Commodity Exchange Act;
    • Establishing and governing the duties of swap dealers and major swap participants;
    • Implementation of conflict-of-interest policies and procedures by futures commission merchants, introducing brokers, swap dealers and major swap participants (2 proposed rules); and
    • Designation of a chief compliance officer, required compliance policies and annual reports of futures commission merchant, swap dealers and major swap participants.

    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 Fourth Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Where:

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

    When:

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST)

    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: 1-877-951-7311
      International Toll: Under Related Documents
      Participant Pass Code/Pin: 6960577

    Last Updated: November 3, 2010