For Release: July 31, 2009
CFTC Announces Participants for Third Hearing to Discuss Energy Position Limits and Hedge Exemptions
Third Hearing Scheduled for August 5, 2009
Washington DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the participants for the third of three hearings to address the current application of position limits and exemptions from position limits in energy markets. The hearing is scheduled to be held between 9:00 a.m. EDT and 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 5, 2009.
John Hyland, U.S. Commodity Funds
John Arnold, Centaurus
Mike Masters, Masters Capital
For details of the Commission’s first two hearings see CFTC Press Releases 5681-09 and 5682-09.
The hearing will be open to the public and will be webcast via the internet. In addition, audio of the hearings will be available via a listen-only conference call.
Third Hearing on Energy Position Limits and Hedge Exemptions
CFTC Headquarters, Lobby-level Hearing Room 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
9:00 a.m. EDT – 1:00 p.m. EDT
The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:
Watch a live broadcast of the hearing via webcast on www.cftc.gov.
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. Conference call information is listed below:
Domestic/Canada Toll-Free: (888) 691-4252
International Toll: (404) 537-3379
The conference ID: 21425423
Call leader name: CFTC
R. David Gary
Last Updated: August 5, 2009