Event: Roundtable


CFTC Staff to Host a Public Roundtable to Discuss the Proposed Volcker Rule

Staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public roundtable to discuss the proposed regulations to implement Section 619 (commonly known as the Volcker Rule) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

The first panel will discuss the various hedging provisions and requirements of the CFTC’s proposed Volcker Rule. The second panel will discuss the market-making sections of the CFTC’s proposed Volcker Rule.


Thursday, May 31, 2012, 9:30 am


CFTC’s Conference Center, 1155 21st, NW, Washington DC


Volcker Rule

Listening Information:


Domestic Toll-Free Number: (866) 844-9416
International Toll Numbers:
International Numbers
Passcode: CFTC

The meeting will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.


9:30 a.m.


Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act: Prohibitions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds.

CFTC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (77 FR 8332)

9:45 a.m.

Panel One: Hedging

11:15 a.m.

Intermission (15 minutes)

12:45 p.m.


2:00 p.m.

Panel Two: Market-Making

3:15 p.m.

Intermission (15 minutes)

4:30 p.m.

Intermission (15 minutes)

CFTC Press Release 6263-12

Panelists: May 31, 2012, Public Roundtable on Proposed Volcker Rule

Statement of Chairman Gensler

View Roundtable Video


Members of the public wishing to submit their views on the topics addressed at the roundtable may do so via:

    • Paper submission to David Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; or

    • Electronic submission by visiting http://comments.cftc.gov and following the instructions for submitting comments through the Commission’s website.

All comments must be identified by RIN number 3038-AD05. All submissions provided to the CFTC in any electronic form or on paper may be published on the Commission’s website, without review and without removal of personally identifying information.

Last Updated: October 3, 2014