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  • April 10, 2017

    CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for April 25 Public Meeting

    Washington, DC - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (Commission) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on April 25, 2017 at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters (see CFTC Press Release 7540-17, March 28, 2017).

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

    At this meeting, the MRAC will discuss: (1) the staff’s response to the CRM Subcommittee’s recommendations, which the MRAC adopted and also recommended that the Commission consider at the April 25, 2017 MRAC meeting, on how Central Counterparties (CCPs) can further enhance their efforts in preparing for the default of a significant clearing member; (2) cybersecurity trends; and (3) how well the derivatives markets are currently functioning, including the impact and implications of the evolving structure of these markets on the movement of risk across market participants.

    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.

    View Agenda and CCP Risk Management Subcommittee Final Recommendations here and under Related Links.

    Last Updated: April 11, 2017