[Federal Register: February 9, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 26)]


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Financial Products Advisory Committee; February 25, 1998; 1:00

p.m.-4:30 p.m.

    This is to give notice, pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal

Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a) and 41 CFR 101-

6.1015(b), that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Financial

Products Advisory Committee will conduct a public meeting in the Ground

Level Hearing Room at the Commission's Washington, DC headquarters

located at 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, on February 25,

1998, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and lasting until 4:30 p.m.

    The agenda will consist of:


Regulatory Reform

    1. Introductory Remarks by Chairperson Brooksley Born.

    2. Discussion by members of the Advisory Committee of the following

regulatory reform topics:

    A. Regulation of noncompetitive transactions executed on or subject

to the rules of a contract market.

    B. Futures-style margining of commodity options.

    C. Denomination of customer funds and the location of depositories.

    D. Account identification for eligible bunched orders.

    E. Short option value charge.

    3. Preliminary discussion of other potential topics.

    4. Any procedural matters.

    The purpose of this meeting is to solicit the views of the

Committee on these agenda matters. The Advisory Committee was created

by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the purpose of advising

the Commission on issues concerning individuals and industries

interested in or affected by financial markets regulated by the

Commission. The purposes and objectives of the Advisory Committee are

more fully set forth in the April 15, 1997 Charter of the Advisory


    The meeting is open to the public. The Chairperson of the Advisory

Committee, CFTC Chairperson Brooksley Born, is empowered to conduct the

meeting in a fashion that will, in her judgment, facilitate the orderly

conduct of business. Any member of the public who wishes to file a

written statement with the Advisory Committee should mail a copy of the

statement to the attention of: the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Financial Products Advisory Committee, c/o Ms. Josiane Branch, 1155

21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, before the meeting.

    Issued by the Commission in Washington, D.C., on February 4,


Jean A. Webb,

Secretary of the Commission.

[FR Doc. 98-3254 Filed 2-6-98; 8:45 am]


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