EVENT: Advisory Committee Meetings Oct 30, 2012


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CFTC Announces Public Meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee

Full Committee to Focus on Updates from the Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading, Discussion of Industry-Lead Effort to Improve Customer Protections and New Technological Requirements Imposed by Part 1 of the Commission’s Regulations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (the “TAC” or “Committee”) will hold a public meeting at the Hilton Chicago, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will focus on three significant issues facing the futures and swaps industries as the Commission continues to finalize rules under the Dodd-Frank Act. These issues are: (1) automated and high frequency trading (HFT); (2) the implementation of an automated technological solution to protect customer funds; and (3) Implementation of §§ 1.73 & 1.74 of the Commission’s Regulations: Technological challenges and possible Commission waivers.

The TAC meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Audio of the meeting will be available via listen-only conference call. Additionally, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s website.

All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on the website of the CFTC.

What:

Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

Location:

Chicago Hilton, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Continental Ballroom AB, Chicago, Illinois 60605

Date

October 30, 2012

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Listening Information:

The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

Call in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to a live 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:

Under Related Documents

Call Leader Name:

Michael Jones (1-202-418-5258)

Pass Code/Pin Code:

CFTC

CFTC Press Release 6401-12

77 FR 64962

Opening Statement of Commissioner Scott O’Malia the Chairman of Technology Advisory Committee

Additional Documents

Agenda

CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Reference Document: Rule 1.73 - The Challenges of Risk Managing Give-Ups and Bunched Orders for Futures and Options on Futures

Working Group 1- CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Sub-Committee on Automated and High Frequency Trading

Working Group 2 - CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading: Quality Measures and Gap Analysis

Working Group 3 - CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Sub-Committee on Automated and High Frequency Trading: Oversight, Surveillance and Economic Analysis

Working Group 4 - CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Sub-Committee on Automated and High Frequency Trading: Market Microstructure Issues

CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Reference Document: Compilation of Existing Testing and Supervision Standards, Recommendations and Regulations


Last Updated: November 7, 2012