Event: Commission Meetings

CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on October 16

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert announced that the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. at its headquarters in Washington, DC to consider the following:

  • Proposed Rule: Amendment to Regulation 23.161 – Compliance Schedule Extension
  • Proposed Rule: Amendments to the Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps – 23.151 and 23.157

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. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should contact the Office of Public Affairs at (202) 418–5080.


CFTC Open Meeting


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


Wednesday, October 16, 2019


10:00 a.m. (EDT)

Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at 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:

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International Toll Numbers:

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Members of the press interested in covering the meeting in person should RSVP to [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, October 15. Late RSVPs and walk-ins cannot be guaranteed workspace.

View Archived Webcast
CFTC Press Release 8049-19
Sunshine Act Meeting: October 16, 2019

International Numbers
CFTC Press Release 8054-19

Opening Statements:

Statement of Chairman Heath P. Tarbert
Statement of Commissioner Brian Quintenz
Statement of Concurrence by Commissioner Rostin Behnam
Statement of Commissioner Dawn D. Stump
Supporting Statement of Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz
Concurring Statement of Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz

Federal Register Notices:

84 FR 56392: 17 CFR Part 23 Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
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84 FR 56950: 17 CFR Part 23 Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
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