CFTC - U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

12/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/11/2019 12:52

CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on December 18

December 11, 2019

Washington, DC- U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert today announced the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. EST at its headquarters in Washington, DC to consider the following:

  • Final Rule: Amendments to Derivatives Clearing Organization General Provisions and Core Principles
  • Proposed Rule: Prohibition on Post-Trade Name Give-Up on Swap Execution Facilities
  • Proposed Rule: Cross-Border Application of the Registration Thresholds and Certain Requirements Applicable to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
  • Request for Comment on Designated Foreign Sovereign Debt as Collateral and Acceptable Currencies for Collateral and Settlement

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. People requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should contact the Office of Public Affairs at (202) 418-5080.

What:

CFTC Open Meeting

Location:

CFTC Headquarters Lobby-Level Hearing Room
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

Date:

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST

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 below. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Conference call information below:

Domestic Toll-Free:

866-844-9416

International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

Conference Passcode:

8985313

Members of the press interested in covering the meeting in person should RSVP to [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 17. Late RSVPs and walk-ins cannot be guaranteed workspace.

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