RELEASE Number
7170-15

May 5, 2015

CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee to Meet on June 2, 2015

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on June 2, 2015 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee.

The MRAC will discuss issues related to: (1) the appropriate industry response to current and potential cybersecurity threats; and (2) the concentration of Futures Commission Merchants, and its effect on, and other factors currently affecting, market liquidity.

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Petal Walker at (202) 418–5794.

What:

Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting

Location:

CFTC Headquarters lobby-level Hearing Room
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

Date:

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Time:

10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

Conference call information:

Domestic Toll Free:

866-844-9416

International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

Conference Passcode:

CFTC

Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by June 9, 2015. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: [email protected]. Please use the title "Market Risk Advisory Committee" on any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC website, www.cftc.gov.

Last Updated: May 5, 2015