Release Number 5159-06

Release: 5159-06

For Release: February 13, 2006

CFTC Announces February 15, 2006 Hearing on Self-Regulation and Self-Regulatory Organizations in the U.S. Futures Industry

Washington, DC—The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, to discuss issues related to Self-Regulation and Self-Regulatory Organizations in the US Futures Industry. A copy of the hearing’s agenda may be found under Related Documents. The hearing will be held in the lobby-level Hearing Room at the Commission’s Headquarters, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC.

For the benefit of those who cannot attend the hearing, a toll-free, listen-only, number is available to dial into the hearing: 1-866-332-8509, International callers should dial: 1-816-650-2809. Callers should provide the name “Alan Sobba” as the chairperson when prompted by the operator.

Commenting on the hearing, CFTC Chairman Reuben Jeffery III said: “The Commission is delighted to have such a distinguished gathering of futures industry participants and interested parties to assist the Commission in examining several critical issues associated with self-regulation and self-regulatory organizations in the US futures industry. The viewpoints that most certainly will be heard during this hearing definitely will enhance the Commission’s decision-making as it nears completion of its study of self-regulation.”

Media Contacts
Alan Sobba

R. David Gary

Last Updated: April 23, 2010