2014-22985

Federal Register, Volume 79 Issue 187 (Friday, September 26, 2014)  
[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 187 (Friday, September 26, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 57891]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22985]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Global Markets Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that 
on October 9, 2014, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Global Markets 
Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC's 
Washington, DC headquarters. The meeting will focus on issues related 
to clearing Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs) and the digital currency 
bitcoin. The meeting will consist of two panels. The first panel will 
discuss whether a clearing mandate is appropriate for NDFs, with a 
particular focus on how such a mandate would impact foreign exchange 
contracts. The second panel will discuss the CFTC's jurisdiction with 
respect to derivatives contracts that reference the digital currency 
bitcoin.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 1:30 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written 
statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by October 
2, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the 
CFTC's headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by 
electronic mail to: [email protected] Statements may also be 
submitted by mail to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three 
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, 
attention: Office of the Secretary. Please use the title ``Global 
Markets Advisory Committee'' in any written statement you submit. Any 
statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be 
made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC Web 
site, www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ted Serafini, GMAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418-5010.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with 
seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may 
also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free 
telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a 
live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared 
to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation.
    Domestic Toll Free: 1-866-844-9416.
    International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC's Web 
site, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under Related 
Documents.
    Pass Code/Pin Code: CFTC.
    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published 
through a link on the CFTC's Web site, http://www.cftc.gov. All written 
submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on 
the CFTC's Web site. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend 
the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person 
above.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(a)(2).

    Dated: September 23, 2014.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-22985 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
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