May 25, 2012

CFTC Staff to Host a Public Roundtable to Discuss Proposed Regulations Implementing Core Principle 9 for Designated Contract Markets

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that staff will hold a public roundtable on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., to discuss the proposed regulations implementing Core Principle 9 for designated contract markets. The roundtable discussion will focus on:

    • centralized market trading requirement;

    • certain aspects of the requirements for exchange of derivatives for related position transactions; and

    • reporting timeframe for block transactions in futures contracts.

The roundtable will help the Commission by providing additional public input for the final rulemaking to implement Core Principle 9.

Agenda for the Public Roundtable Discussion:

9:30 a.m.

Panel One: Proposed Minimum Centralized Market Trading Requirement

10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Panel Two: Proposed Requirements for Exchange of Derivatives for Related Position Transactions

11:45 a.m.


11:50 a.m.

Panel Three: Proposed Requirements for Reporting Block Transactions (Futures Contracts)

12:30 p.m.

Roundtable Concludes

The roundtable discussion will take place in the Conference Center at the CFTC’s Headquarters at Three Lafayeete Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20581. The discussion will be open to the public. Members of the public may also listen by telephone and should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation.

Listening information for the roundtable:

    • US Toll-Free: 866-844-9416

    • International Toll: see Related Links

    • Passcode: CFTC

A transcript of the roundtable discussion will be published on the CFTC’s website:

Members of the public wishing to submit their views on these topics may do so via:

    • paper submission to David Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; or

    • electronic submission by visiting and following the instructions for submitting comments through the CFTC’s website.

All comments must be identified by RIN number 3038-AD09. All submissions provided to the CFTC in any electronic form or on paper may be published on the Commission’s website, without review and without removal of personally identifying information.

Last Updated: May 25, 2012