Agricultural Advisory Committee

Meeting of the CFTC’s Agricultural Advisory Committee
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20581

May 19, 2011


Opening Remarks by Commissioners/Chairman (9:00 a.m.)


Panel One – Ag Market’s Update (9:30 a.m.)

  • David Amato, Director, Agricultural Contracts Market Surveillance Branch Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
  • Reactions by AAC

Dodd-Frank Proposed Regulations


Panel Two – Position Limits and Hedge Exemption (10:00 a.m.)

  • Stephen Sherrod, Acting Director of Market Surveillance / David Van Wagner, Chief Counsel, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC
  • Reactions by AAC


Panel Three – Swap Dealer Definition and End User Exception (11:00 a.m.)

  • Mark Fajfar, Assistant General Counsel / Lee Ann Duffy, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, CFTC
  • Reactions by AAC


Panel Four – Margin (12:00 p.m.)


    • Ananda Radhakrishnan, Director
    Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, CFTC


    • Reactions by AAC


Additional Business and Closing Remarks (12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)