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  • For Release: February 18, 2011

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee to Meet March 1, 2011

    Committee to discuss pre-trade functionality, direct market access controls and costs and technology challenges in implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold its third meeting on March 1, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. in the CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters’ Hearing Room (this meeting was originally scheduled for January 27, 2011 – see CFTC Press Release #5969-11). The TAC will discuss pre-trade functionality, direct market access controls and costs and technology challenges in implementing the trade execution, processing and records management requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act. Dr. Michael Gorham, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Professor of Finance and Director of the ITT Center for Financial Markets, will present the Pre-Trade Functionality Subcommittee Report on Direct Market Access Controls.

    What:

    Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

    Where:

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

    When:

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Viewing/Listening Information:

     

    Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on www.cftc.gov

    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: 866-844-9416
    International Toll-Numbers:
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    Participant Passcode/Pin:
    67855

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    Laura Gardy
    202-418-5354
    Office of Commissioner O’Malia

    Last Updated: February 18, 2011

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