Release: #4252-99
Date: April 9, 1999

CFTC ANNOUNCES ROUNDTABLE ON PROPOSED RULES ON ACCESS TO AUTOMATED BOARDS OF TRADE

Washington, D.C. – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced that it will hold a Roundtable on proposed rules on access to automated boards of trade on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Roundtable will be held in the first floor Hearing Room at the Commission’s Washington office, Three Lafayette "center", 1155 21st Street, Washington, D.C.

The Roundtable discussion will bring together a diverse group of industry participants, including representatives of U.S. and foreign exchanges, U.S. and foreign brokers, foreign regulators and technology experts. Chairperson Born and the Commissioners will also participate in the discussion. A list of Roundtable participants is attached.

The Roundtable will be open to the public. For further information, contact the Commission’s Office of Public Affairs at (202) 418-5080.

 

PARTICIPANTS IN CFTC ROUNDTABLE ON PROPOSED RULES ON ACCESS TO AUTOMATED BOARDS OF TRADE

Mr. David Brennan
Chairman
Chicago Board of Trade
141 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604

Mr. Scott Gordon
Chairman
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
30 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Mr. Daniel Rappaport
Chairman
New York Mercantile Exchange
One North End Ave.
World Financial "center"
New York, NY 10282-1101

Mr. Leo Melamed
Chairman
Sakura Dellsher Inc.
10 South Wacker Drive
Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60606

Mr. David Downey
Vice President
Timber Hill LLC
223 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1014
Chicago, IL 60606

Ms. Kyra Bergin
Managing Director
European General Counsel
Salomon Brothers International LTD
Victoria Plaza
111 Buckingham Palace Rd.
London, SW1W OSB England

Arthur W. Hahn, Esq.
Senior Partner
Katten Muchin & Zavis
525 West Monroe Street – Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60661

Volker Potthof, Esq.
Sr. Vice President and General Counsel
Eurex
Schillerstrasse 19-25
D60313 Frankfurt an Main
Germany

Philip McBride Johnson, Esq.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
1440 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005

Gary A. DeWaal, Esq.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
FIMAT USA, Inc.
630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500
New York, New York 10111

Mr. Jerry Tellefsen
Sr. Vice President
Tellefsen Consulting Group
39 Broadway, Suite 750
New York, New York 10006

Mr. Robert Wilmouth
President
National Futures Association
200 West Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Mr. Steve Spence
Merrill Lynch Futures Inc. (CRM)
World Financial "center"
250 Vesey Street
New York, New York 10281

Mr. John Munro
Vice President
Rolfe & Nolan
120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1430
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Phillip Thorpe, Managing Director and Head of Authorization
Enforcement and Consumer Affairs
Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5HS
United Kingdom

Mr. David Pryde
Managing Director
JP Morgan
60 Wall Street
New York, New York 10260

George Crapple, Esq.
Millburn Ridgefield Corporation
1270 Avenue of the Americas
11th Floor
New York, New York 10020