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  • July 14, 2015

    CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on July 29, 2015

    Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) announces that the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) will hold a public meeting at the Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters located at 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581. This meeting will take place on July 29, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

    CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo is the sponsor of this advisory committee.

    The meeting will focus on the Commission’s proposed rules with respect to position limits, trade options, and its recent final interpretation concerning forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality and how these initiatives will impact energy and environmental markets. Aggregation of Positions, 78 Fed. Reg. 68946 (Nov. 15, 2013); Position Limits for Derivatives, 78 Fed. Reg. 75680 (Dec. 12, 2013); Trade Options, 80 Fed. Reg. 26200 (May 7, 2015); Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality, 80 Fed. Reg. 28239 (May 18, 2015).

    A complete agenda will be available prior to the July 29 meeting.

    The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Ajay Sutaria, the EEMAC Secretary, at (202) 418–5959.

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

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    After the meeting, 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 CFTC’s website.

    For Further Information Contact: Ajay Sutaria, EEMAC Secretary, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418–5959.

    Last Updated: July 14, 2015

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