For Release: December 8, 1998
CFTC'S GLOBAL MARKETS ADVISORY
TO MEET ON DECEMBER 9, 1998
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC), chaired by CFTC Commissioner Barbara P. Holum, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 1998, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Commission's Washington, D.C. headquarters, in the first floor hearing room (Room 1000), Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20581.
During the GMAC meeting, three separate working groups will be reporting on several topics relating to the regulation of global business. The topics to be addressed include:
The GMAC was created by the CFTC for the purpose of advising the Commission on issues concerning the competitiveness of U.S. markets and U.S. firms engaged in global business. The membership of the GMAC consists of 31 individuals representing industry professionals, futures exchanges and market users.
For further information or to file a written statement with the Global Markets Advisory Committee, please contact Ms. DeAna Dow at (202) 418-5070.