2016-07131

Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)  
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17682-17683]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07131]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Market Risk 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 April 26, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Market Risk 
Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC's 
Washington, DC, headquarters. The MRAC will describe and discuss how 
well the derivatives markets are currently functioning, including the 
impact and implications of the evolving structure of these markets on 
the movement of risk across market participants. Specific topics to be 
covered are listed in this Notice.

DATES: The meeting will be held on April 26, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 
1:30

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p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in 
connection with the meeting should submit them by May 10, 2016.

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 mail 
to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 
21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, attention: Secretary of the 
Commission; or by electronic mail to: [email protected] Please use 
the title ``Market Risk 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 by publication 
on the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Petal Walker, MRAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418-5794.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MRAC will describe and discuss how well 
the derivatives markets are currently functioning, including the impact 
and implications of the evolving structure of these markets on the 
movement of risk across market participants. Specifically, the MRAC 
will describe and discuss:
    (a) How effectively end-users and other market participants, in 
different asset classes (e.g., energy, rates), are able to find 
counterparties for transactions, receive accurate pricing and volume 
information, and otherwise access the markets; and
    (b) The extent and nature of the current use of portfolio 
compression and related services, and the benefits and challenges posed 
by portfolio compression activity in the derivatives markets.
    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, 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, 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 
listed in this Notice.

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

    Dated: March 25, 2016.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-07131 Filed 3-29-16; 8:45 am]
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