The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that staff will hold a two-day public roundtable to discuss additional customer collateral protection. The roundtable is to gather public input on a variety of ideas to further protect customers. John and James will be in attendance in DC and encourage CCC members to participate via phone:
Listening information for Day 1 and Day 2:
US Toll-Free: 866-844-9416
International Toll: 203-369-5026
Members of the public wishing to submit their views on the topics addressed at the roundtable may do so via:
• Paper submission to David Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; or
• Electronic submission by visiting http://comments.cftc.gov and following the instructions for submitting comments through the CFTC’s website.
All comments on the Day 1 discussions must be identified by RIN number 3038-AD70. All comments on the Day 2 discussions must be identified by RIN number 3038-AD71.
All submissions provided to the CFTC in any electronic form or on paper may be published on the Commission’s website, without review and without removal of personally identifying information.
Agenda for Day 1:
|9:30 a.m.||First Session – LSOC for Futures|
|10:30 a.m.||Morning Break|
|10:45 a.m.||Second Session – Alternative Models for Custody of Customer Collateral|
|12:45 p.m.||Lunch Break|
|1:30 p.m.||Third Session – Enhancing Customer Protection and Transparency Through an FCM on U.S. Futures Markets|
|4:30 p.m.||Fourth Session – Commodity Broker Bankruptcies/Part 190|
|5:30 p.m.||Roundtable Concludes|
Agenda for Day 2:
|9:30 a.m.||First Session – Enhancing Protections for Customers Trading Through an FCM on Foreign Futures Markets – Part 30|
|12:00 noon||Lunch Break|
|1:00 p.m.||Second Session – Issues Particular to Dually Registered FCMs and BDs|
|2:30 p.m.||Afternoon Break|
|2:45 p.m.||Third Session – Self-Regulatory Organizations and Self-Regulatory Oversight|
|4:15 p.m.||Roundtable Concludes|