[Federal Register: September 6, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 172)]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Sunshine Act Meeting
Agency Holding the Meeting: Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 18, 2007, commencing at 9 a.m.
Place: 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC, Lobby Level Hearing Room
Matters to be Considered: Public hearing to examine the oversight of
trading on regulated futures exchanges and Exempt Commercial Markets
Contact Persons and Addresses: Requests to appear and supporting
materials should be mailed to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Center, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581,
attention Office of the Secretariat; transmitted by facsimile at 202-
418-5521; or transmitted electronically to [[email protected]].
Reference should be made to ``oversight of trading on regulated futures
exchanges and Exempt Commercial Markets.'' For substantive questions
regarding requests to appear and supporting materials, please contact
David P. Van Wagner, Chief Counsel, (202) 418-5481; or Duane Andresen,
Special Counsel, (202) 418-5492, Division of Market Oversight.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is undertaking a review of
issues related to the oversight of trading on regulated futures
exchanges and Exempt Commercial Markets (ECMs). In furtherance of that
review, the Commission hereby announces that it will hold a public
hearing to commence on Tuesday, September 18, 2007, at 9 a.m., at the
Commission's headquarters in Washington, DC.
The Commission has previously announced that the hearing will
generally focus on a number of issues, including:
The tiered regulatory approach of the Commodity Futures
Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA) and whether this risk-based model is
The similarities and differences between ECMs and
The associated regulatory risks of each market category;
The types of regulatory or legislative changes that might
be appropriate to address such identified risks; and
The impact that regulatory or legislative changes might
have on the
U.S. futures industry and the global competitiveness of the U.S.
financial industry in general. (CFTC Release No. 5368-07, August 2,
A transcript of the hearing will be made and entered into the
Commission's public comment files, which will remain open for the
receipt of written comments until September 24, 2007.
Issued in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2007, by the
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 07-4379 Filed 9-4-07; 12:33 pm]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-P
Last Updated: September 6, 2007