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  • April 28, 2015

    CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee to Meet May 14, 2015

    Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting on May 14, 2015 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    CFTC Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee.

    The meeting will focus on issues related to assessing clearinghouse safeguards and the CFTC’s proposal on the cross-border application of its margin requirements for uncleared swaps. The meeting will consist of two panels. The first panel will discuss clearinghouse capital contributions as well as clearinghouse stress testing. The second panel will discuss the CFTC’s proposal regarding cross-border application of its margin requirements for uncleared swaps.

    The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. A video recording of the meeting will be made available on the approximately 48-hours after the meeting.


    Global Markets Advisory Committee Meeting


    CFTC Headquarters lobby-level Hearing Room
    1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581


    Thursday, May 14, 2015


    2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers listed under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation. Conference call information below:

    Domestic Toll Free:


    International Toll Numbers:

    International Numbers

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    Last Updated: April 28, 2015

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