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  • June 13, 2017

    CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for June 20 Public Meeting

    Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (Commission) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on June 20, 2017 at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters.

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

    At this meeting, the MRAC will discuss: (1) respond to a presentation by the CFTC’s Division of Clearing and Risk on how it conducts risk surveillance of central counterparties (CCPs); (2) discuss how to better inform the CCP regulatory framework through academic research and economic analysis; and (3) advise the Commission of the potential effects of Brexit on financial markets.

    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.

    See Agenda here and under Related Links.

    Last Updated: June 13, 2017