Event: Advisory Committee Meetings


CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled for February 23, 2016

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it has rescheduled the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) public meeting to Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., at CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters. This meeting was previously scheduled for January 26, but was cancelled because Federal Government offices in the Washington Metropolitan Area were closed due to inclement weather.

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad is the current sponsor of this advisory committee.

The TAC will discuss: 1) the CFTC’s proposed Regulation Automated Trading (Reg AT); 2) swap data standardization and harmonization; and 3) blockchain and the potential application of distributed ledger technology to the derivatives market.

Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by Monday, February 22, 2016. Please use the title “Technology Advisory Committee” in any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public on the CFTCs website.

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed.

What: CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Open Meeting

CFTC Headquarters Lobby-level Hearing Room
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at http://www.cftc.gov. To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers listed under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation. Conference call information below:

Domestic Toll Free: 866-844-9416
International Toll Numbers: International Numbers
Conference Passcode: CFTC

Last Updated: March 2, 2016

Additional Documents

Panel II: Swap Data Harmonization

Presentation by Pierre Lamy

Panel III: Blockchain - Distributed Ledger

Presentation by Sandra Ro
Presentation by Brad Levy
Statement by Robert Sams