Technology Advisory Committee

CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20581

June 3, 2014


10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Commissioner Scott D. O’Malia, Chairman, TAC

  • Acting Chairman Mark P. Wetjen

10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Panel I: High-Frequency Trading Impact on Derivatives Markets: Answering the Charges of Unfair Advantages by HFT firms

  • Witnesses
  • Bryan Durkin, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, CME
  • Chuck Vice, President & Chief Operating Officer, ICE
  • Rob Creamer, Chairman, FIA PTG
  • Joe Saluzzi, Co-Founder, Themis Trading

  • Open Discussion

12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Panel II: Developing a 21st Century Surveillance Program

  • Overview of CFTC’s collection and use of data – Jorge Herrada, Associate Director, Office of Data and Technology

  • Witnesses
  • Andrew Vrabel, Executive Director, Global Investigations, CME
  • Steve Joachim, Executive Vice President, FINRA
  • Rob Creamer, Chairman, FIA PTG
  • Dave Lauer, President & Managing Partner, KOR Group
  • Trabue Bland, Vice President, Regulation, ICE

  • Open Discussion

3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Panel III: Increasing Buy Side Participation on SEFs

  • Overview of SEF trading and participation –Tod Skarecky, Senior Vice President, Americas, Clarus Financial Technology

  • Witnesses
  • Wendy Yun, Managing Director, GSAM
  • Michael O'Brien, Director of Global Trading, Eaton Vance
  • Scott Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, Tradition

  • Open Discussion

4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  • Commissioner Scott D. O’Malia, Chairman, TAC