RELEASE Number
5988-11

For Release: February 18, 2011

Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee to Meet March 1, 2011

Committee to discuss pre-trade functionality, direct market access controls and costs and technology challenges in implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold its third meeting on March 1, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. in the CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters’ Hearing Room (this meeting was originally scheduled for January 27, 2011 – see CFTC Press Release #5969-11). The TAC will discuss pre-trade functionality, direct market access controls and costs and technology challenges in implementing the trade execution, processing and records management requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act. Dr. Michael Gorham, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Professor of Finance and Director of the ITT Center for Financial Markets, will present the Pre-Trade Functionality Subcommittee Report on Direct Market Access Controls.

What:

Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

Where:

CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

When:

Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Viewing/Listening Information:

 

Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on www.cftc.gov

Call-in to a toll-free or toll-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 Toll-Free Number: 866-844-9416
International Toll-Numbers:
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Participant Passcode/Pin:
67855

Media Contact
Laura Gardy
202-418-5354
Office of Commissioner O’Malia

Last Updated: February 18, 2011