RELEASE Number
7438-16

September 1, 2016

CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on September 8th to Consider System Safeguards Testing Requirements Final Rules and a Comparability Determination for Japan Uncleared Swap Margin Rules for Substituted Compliance Purposes

Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) Chairman Tim Massad announced today that the Commission will hold an open meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 10 a.m. to consider the following:

  • Final Rule - System Safeguards Testing Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations (Division of Clearing and Risk)

  • Final Rule - System Safeguards Testing Requirements (Division of Market Oversight)

  • Comparability Determination for Japan Uncleared Swap Margin Rules for Substituted Compliance Purposes

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or 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.

What:

CFTC Open Meeting

Location:

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

Date:

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Time:

10:00 a.m. (EDT)


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 below:

Domestic Toll Free:

1-866-844-9416

International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

Conference Passcode:

CFTC

Last Updated: September 1, 2016