[Federal Register: July 16, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 136)]
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Global Markets Advisory Committee Meeting

    This is to give notice, pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal
Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a), that the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Global Markets Advisory
Committee (``GMAC'') will conduct a public meeting on August 1, 2001,
in the first floor hearing room (Room 1000) of the Commission's
Washington, DC headquarters, Three Lafayette Center, 1155-21st Street,
NW., Washington, DC 20581. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and last
until 4:30 p.m. The Agenda will consist of the following:


A. Part 1

    1. Introductory Remarks by Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum,
Chairman, GMAC.
    2. Overview of CFTC Rules to Implement the Commodity Futures
Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA).
    3. Update on Recent Developments in Electronic Derivatives Trading.
    4. Discussion of Security Futures Products under the CFMA.
    5. Discussion of Cross-Border Market Access to Domestic and Foreign

B. Part 2

    6. Presentation on the Regulators Information Alert System.
    7. Overview of Activities of the International Organization of
Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
    8. New Business.
    The GMAC was created by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
for the purpose of receiving advice and recommendations on the many
complex and novel issues raised by the ever-increasing globalization of
futures markets. The purposes and objectives of the GMAC are more fully
set forth in its charter.
    The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the GMAC,
Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum, is empowered to conduct the
meeting in a fashion that will, in her judgement, facilitate the
orderly conduct of business. Any member of the public who wishes to
file a written statement with the Advisory Committee should mail a copy
of the statement to the attention of: Global Markets Advisory
Committee, c/o Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155-21st Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20581, before the meeting. Members of the public who
wish to make oral statements should also inform Commissioner Holum in
writing at the foregoing address at least three business days before
the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made, if time permits, for an
oral presentation of no more than five minutes each in duration.

    Issued by the Commission in Washington, DC on July 11, 2001.
Catherine D. Dixon,
Assistant Secretary for the Commission.
[FR Doc. 01-17707 Filed 7-13-01; 8:45 am]