RELEASE Number
5885-10

September 7, 2010

CFTC to Publish All Outside Meetings Regarding Implementation of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Washington, DC – Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler today announced that the agency will begin publishing a list of all meetings that either he or Commission staff has with outside organizations regarding the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

“The CFTC is committed to promoting both market and agency transparency,” Chairman Gensler said. “As we implement the Dodd-Frank Act, we will make meetings that we have with outside organizations regarding the rule-writing process public. We also will continue publishing materials provided to the Commission by outside organizations. This commitment to open government will help promote the integrity of the rule-writing process.”

The list will be available in the “OTC Derivatives” section of the cftc.gov website, at /LawRegulation/DoddFrankAct/ExternalMeetings/index.htm

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Last Updated: September 23, 2010