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  • December 9, 2010

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

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics:

    • Position limits for physical commodity derivatives;
    • Confirmation, portfolio reconciliation and portfolio compression requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants;
    • Risk management requirements for derivatives clearing organization; and
    • Core principles and other requirements for swap execution facilities.

    The Commission also will vote on a schedule of meetings for January 2011.

    The meeting will be open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.


    Meeting of Eighth Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act


    CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC


    Thursday, December 16, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Viewing/Listening Information:

    The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

    • Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on
    • 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 Number: 877-951-7311
    International Toll Numbers:
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    Participant Passcode/Pin: 4037321

    Last Updated: December 9, 2010