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  • October 15, 2015

    CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee to Meet on November 2, 2015

    Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on November 2, 2015 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee.

    The MRAC will be presented with and discuss the CCP Risk Management Subcommittee’s recommendations to the MRAC regarding how the CCP default plans that were presented at the April 2, 2015 MRAC meeting can better reflect market conditions in the case of the default of a significant clearing member.

    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. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Petal Walker at (202) 418–5794.

    What:

    Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting

    Location:

    CFTC Headquarters Lobby-level Conference Room
    1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

    Date:

    Monday, November 2, 2015

    Time:

    10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


    Viewing/Listening Instructions
    : Watch the live webcast at www.cftc.gov. 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:

    Domestic Toll Free:

    866-844-9416

    International Toll Numbers:

    International Numbers

    Conference Passcode:

    CFTC

    Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by November 16, 2015. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the title "Market Risk Advisory Committee" on any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC website, www.cftc.gov.

    Last Updated: December 20, 2017