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  • July 23, 2013

    CFTC’s Agricultural Advisory Committee to Meet July 25, 2013

    Committee to discuss issues concerning the Dodd-Frank Act, including customer protection and the voice recording provision in 1.35, as well as the trading of ethanol/Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs).

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will convene a meeting of its Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) on Thursday, July 25, 2013, to obtain the views of agricultural futures market experts, national farm organizations, major commodity and agribusiness groups and the farm banking community. The major topics for discussion will be issues related to the Dodd-Frank Act, including customer protection and the voice recording provision in 1.35. The AAC will also receive a presentation on trading of ethanol/Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs).

    The Committee is sponsored by CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler. The meeting will be chaired by Dr. Randall Fortenbery of Washington State University.

    The AAC meeting is open to the public and will be recorded and available for viewing on the Commission’s website. Also audio of the meeting will be available via a listen-only conference call.

    Links to reports, presentations, and statements are attached to the meeting agenda in the Related Links section on the CFTC’s website.

    What:

    Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting

    Location:

    CFTC Headquarters, First Floor Conference Center
    1155 21st St, NW, Washington, DC

    When:

    Thursday, July 25, 2013

    Time:

    9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Viewing/Listening Information:

    1.

    Call in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to a live audio feed.

    2.

    Watch the archived broadcast of the meeting on www.cftc.gov

    Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below:

     

    Domestic Toll-Free: 866-844-9416
    International:
    See Related Link
    Participant Pass Code:
    CFTC

    Last Updated: July 23, 2013

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