Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Office of External Affairs (202) 418-5080
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20581

Release: 4882-04
For Release: January 27, 2004

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on February 4, 2004, to Consider the Application of the U.S. Futures Exchange, LLC, for Contract Market Designation

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold an open meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, February 4, 2004, to consider the application of the U.S. Futures Exchange, LLC (EUREX US), for contract market designation. The meeting will be held in the Commission’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., in the first-floor hearing room.

Information regarding EUREX US’s application, including information that the Commission has received since the close of the extended comment period, is available on the Commission’s website at

Individuals and organizations that will be unable to attend the open meeting may listen to the proceedings by dialing: 1-888-777-0937, or 1-904-779-4720. Participants in the conference call should mention Luci Wade when asked for the Chairperson and cite 21622525 when asked for a confirmation number.

For further information about the open meeting, please contact the Commission’s Office of External Affairs at (202) 418-5080.

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