Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 202 (Wednesday, October 19, 2016)  
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 202 (Wednesday, October 19, 2016)]
[Page 72041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25294]



Renewal of the Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


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.

Federal Officer, at 202-418-5425 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 will 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 Web site at 

    Dated: October 14, 2016.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-25294 Filed 10-18-16; 8:45 am]