Former Commissioners

Speeches & Testimony

Commissioner James E. Newsome

Commissioner James E. Newsome Biography

May 13, 2004

Testimony by Chairman James E. Newsome Before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, Washington DC

April 1, 2004

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome at National Energy Marketers Association, Washington, DC

February 13, 2004

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome at the Winter Meeting of the American Bar Association, Committee on Futures and Derivatives Instruments, Key West, Florida

February 4, 2004

Remarks by Chairman James E. Newsome Before the USFE Designation Hearing on the Approval of U.S. Futures Exchange, Application for Contract Market Designation, Washington, DC 

November 17, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the International Practice of Derivatives Market Regulation Seminar, Sponsored by the Center for Strategic Research and the FRI Fund, Moscow, Russia

November 6, 2003

Address by Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives 

September 4, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the 24th International SFOA Bürgenstock Conference, The International Forum for Derivative Markets Re: Regulators Meeting, Bürgenstock, Switzerland

July 23, 2003

Statement of CFTC/FERC Chairmen Regarding Energy Market False Reporting & CFTC/FERC Joint Statement Re: Results of Their Analyses of the Feb 2003 Natural Gas Price Spike

July 15, 2003

Remarks by Chairman James E. Newsome before the National Corn Growers Association, Washington, DC

July 9, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the Global Energy Management Institute University of Houston

June 10, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the Futures Industry Association/Futures Option Association, International Derivatives Conference

June 5, 2003

Testimony by Chairman James E. Newsome before the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives

May 28, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the Futures Industry Association Law and Compliance Luncheon, Chicago

April 11, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission before the Bond Market Association, New York, New York

April 4, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the Annual Meeting of the National Energy Marketers Association, Washington, DC

March 26, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the International Swaps and Derivatives Organization at the Energy and Developing Products Conference, Houston, Texas

March 13, 2003

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the 28th Annual International Futures Industry Conference, Boca Raton, Florida

February 5, 2003

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the CFTC-FERC Technical Conference on Credit Issues and Potential Solutions in Energy Markets, Washington, DC

October 23, 2002

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Electric Power Supply Association, Washington, DC

October 10, 2002

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Friends of Finance Executive Speaker Series, The University of Tulsa

September 17, 2002

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome As Submitted to the 9th Asia-Pacific Derivatives Exhibition, Singapore

June 18, 2001

Remarks of Acting Chairman James E. Newsome at the FIA Conference in London,

July 10, 2002

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate

June 18, 2002

Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the before the International Derivatives Conference, London, England

March 20, 2002

Testimony of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate

March 15, 2002

Address by Chairman James E. Newsome before the International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, Florida

February 13, 2002

Written Testimony of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

February 5, 2002

Introductory Remarks of Chairman James E. Newsome before the Luncheon Panel Discussion on Single Stock Futures at the MFA Conference in South Beach, Florida

January 29, 2002

Written Testimony of Chairman James E. Newsome of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 15, 2001

Remarks of Acting Chairman James E. Newsome before the European Financial Markets Convention, Panel Discussion on Transatlantic Relations, (Presented by Marcia Blase, Counsel to the Acting Chairman)

May 23, 2001

Remarks of Acting Chairman James E. Newsome to the Silver Users Association 

March 21, 2001

Oral Testimony of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies

March 21, 2001

Testimony of Commissioner James E. Newsome, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies

March 15, 2001

Remarks of Acting Chairman James E. Newsome, at the FIA Conference in Boca Raton, Florida

March 6, 2001

Remarks of Acting Chairman James E. Newsome, before the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's, Energy and Developing Products Conference, Houston, Texas

June 19, 2000

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome, before the Risk Management Technology Conference 2000, E-Commerce for the Capital Markets

January 27, 2000

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome, before the National Cattlement's Beef Association Annual Convention and Trade Show Live Cattle Marketing Committee, Phoenix, Arizona

November 11, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Futures Industry Association's Futures and Options Expo '99

October 28, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Chicago Kent Derivatives and Commodities Law Institute, Chicago, Illinois

August 5, 1999

Testimony of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture Risk Management, Research, and Specialty Crops Subcommittee

June 26, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the National Introducing Brokers Association Eight Annual Conference, Embassy Row Hilton, Washington, DC

June 24, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Mississippi Agricultural Economics Association, Luncheon Keynote Address, Mississippi State University

June 24, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Mississippi Agricultural Economics Association, Mississippi State University

May 18, 1999

Written Testimony of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Risk Management, Research and Specialty Crops

March 21, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the National Grain and Feed Association 1999 Annual Convention in San Francisco, California

March 16, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the Commodity Club, Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

February 13, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Annual Convention and Trade Show Live Cattle Committee in Charlotte, North Carolina

February 11, 1999

Remarks of Commissioner James E. Newsome before the National Grain Council, 1999 Annual Meeting in Rancho Mirage, California

December 16, 1998

Oral Testimony of Commissioner James E. Newsome Regarding the President's Working Group OTC Study and Long-Term Capital Management before the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on