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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


    Technology Advisory Committee Meeting


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


    October 30, 2012


    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:


    International Toll:

    Under Related Documents

    Call Leader Name:

    Michael Jones (1-202-418-5258)

    Pass Code/Pin Code:


    Last Updated: October 24, 2012