Release Number 8145-20

April 7, 2020

CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on April 14

Washington, D.C. — Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert today announced the postponed March 31, 2020 open meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EDT). The meeting will be held via conference call in accordance with the agency’s implementation of social distancing due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

The Commission will consider the following:

  • Proposed Rule: Amendments to Part 190 Bankruptcy Regulations
  • Proposed Rule: Amendments to Compliance Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators on Form CPO-PQR
  • Proposed Rule: Amendments to Part 50 Clearing Requirements for Central Banks, Sovereigns, IFIs, Bank Holding Companies, and CDFIs
  • Final Rule: Amendments to Part 23 Margin Requirements for the European Stability Mechanism
  • Final Rule: Amendment to Part 160 Consumer Financial Information Privacy Regulation
  • Administration of Commission Rulemaking Comment Periods

Members of the public may listen to a live, audio-only feed via conference call using toll or toll-free numbers provided below. Persons requiring special accommodations to listen to the meeting because of disabilities should email [email protected]. 



CFTC Open Meeting


Conference Call


Tuesday, April 14, 2020


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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


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