Release Number 7798-18

September 20, 2018

CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee to Meet on October 5, 2018

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018 at CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters.

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz is the sponsor of the TAC and Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC, is the Designated Federal Officer (DFO).

At this meeting, the TAC will hear presentations from select TAC subcommittees (potentially including the Automated and Modern Trading Markets; Distributed Ledger Technology and Market Infrastructure; and Virtual Currencies subcommittees); and discuss how RegTech is opening up the possibility of machine readable and executable regulatory rulebooks (i.e., Robo Rulebooks), as well as the potential role for regulators to facilitate RegTech.

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 notify Daniel Gorfine at (202) 418-5625.


Technology Advisory Committee Meeting


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


Friday, October 5, 2018


10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.(ET)

Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at 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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Instructions for submitting comments can be found on at Comments Online.  Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by October 12, 2018. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: [email protected]. Please use the title "Technology Advisory Committee" on any written statement submitted. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC website,

CFTC’s Advisory Committees were created to seek input and make recommendations to the Commission on a variety of regulatory and market issues that affect the integrity and competitiveness of U.S. markets. The committees facilitate communication among the Commission and U.S. markets, trading firms, market participants, advocates and commercial end-users.