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  • October 23, 2012

    CFTC Announces Public Meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee

    Full Committee to Focus on Updates from the Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading, Discussion of Industry-Lead Effort to Improve Customer Protections and New Technological Requirements Imposed by Part 1 of the Commission’s Regulations

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (the “TAC” or “Committee”) will hold a public meeting at the Hilton Chicago, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will focus on three significant issues facing the futures and swaps industries as the Commission continues to finalize rules under the Dodd-Frank Act. These issues are: (1) automated and high frequency trading (HFT); (2) the implementation of an automated technological solution to protect customer funds; and (3) Implementation of §§ 1.73 & 1.74 of the Commission’s Regulations: Technological challenges and possible Commission waivers.

    The TAC meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Audio of the meeting will be available via listen-only conference call. Additionally, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s website.

    All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on the website of the CFTC

    What:

    Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    Chicago Hilton, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Continental Ballroom AB, Chicago, Illinois 60605

    Date

    October 30, 2012

    Time:

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Listening Information:

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

    Call in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to a live audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation.

    Domestic Toll Free:

    1-866-844-9416

    International Toll:

    Under Related Documents

    Call Leader Name:

    Michael Jones (1-202-418-5258)

    Pass Code/Pin Code:

    CFTC

    Last Updated: October 24, 2012

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