Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 184 (Friday, September 21, 2018) 
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 184 (Friday, September 21, 2018)]
[Page 47890]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20595]



Renewal of the Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of renewal.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is
publishing this notice to announce the renewal of the Technology
Advisory Committee (TAC). The Commission has determined that the
renewal of the TAC is necessary and in the public's interest, and the
Commission has consulted with the General Services Administration's
Committee Management Secretariat regarding the TAC's renewal.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gorfine, TAC Designated Federal
Officer, at 202-418-5625 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The TAC's objectives and scope of activities
shall be to conduct public meetings, to submit reports and
recommendations to the Commission, and to otherwise assist the
Commission in identifying and understanding the impact and implications
of technological innovation in the financial services and commodity
markets. The TAC will provide advice on the application and utilization
of new technologies in financial services and commodity markets, as
well as by market professionals and market users. The TAC may further
provide advice to the Commission on the appropriate level of investment
in technology at the Commission to meet its surveillance and
enforcement responsibilities, and advise the Commission on the need for
strategies to implement rules and regulations to support the
Commission's mission of ensuring the integrity of the markets.
    The TAC will operate for two years from the date of renewal unless
the Commission directs that the TAC terminate on an earlier date. A
copy of the TAC renewal charter has been filed with the Commission; the
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the House
Committee on Agriculture; the Library of Congress; and the General
Services Administration's Committee Management Secretariat. A copy of
the renewal charter will be posted on the Commission's website at

    Dated: September 18, 2018.
Christopher Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-20595 Filed 9-20-18; 8:45 am]