For Release: August 7, 2000
CFTC EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD FOR PROPOSAL CONCERNING NEW REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
WASHINGTON -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
announced today that it has extended until August 21, 2000, the comment period
for its proposal for a new regulatory framework. The Commission published the
proposal on June 22, 2000 (63 FR 38985, 63 FR 39008, 63 FR 39027, and 63 FR
39033), with comments due originally by August 7, 2000.
Any person interested in submitting comments on the proposal should
submit them by August 21, 2000, to Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington,
D.C., 20581. In addition, comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to
(202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copies of the proposal may be obtained through the Office of the Secretariat
at the above address, or by telephone at (202) 418-5100, or on the Commission's
Internet website http://www.cftc.gov/.