11.15.2016
By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for November 17 Public Meeting

11.15.2016 By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

CFTC.gov – Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the agenda for the upcoming Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) public meeting on November 17, 2016 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. [See CFTC Press Release 7477-16 for attending, viewing and listening instructions.]

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

At this meeting: (1) the CCP Risk Management Subcommittee (CRM) will present to the MRAC its final recommendations on how Central Counterparties (CCPs) can further enhance their efforts in preparing for the default of a significant clearing member as discussed at the April 2, 2015, November 2, 2015, and June 27, 2016 meetings of the MRAC; and (2) the MRAC will discuss the Bank of England’s coordinated CCP default fire drill.

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. There will also be a live webcast at www.cftc.gov. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Petal Walker at (202) 418–5794.

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