Event: Advisory Committee Meetings


CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee to Meet on November 17, 2016

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting on November 17, 2016 at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters.

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. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Petal Walker at (202) 418–5794.


    Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting


    CFTC Headquarters Lobby-level Conference Room
    1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581


    Thursday, November 17, 2016


    10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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:

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    International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

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Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by November 24, 2016. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the title "Market Risk Advisory Committee" on any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC website, www.cftc.gov.

View Archived Webcast
CFTC Press Release 7477-16

CFTC Press Release 7481-16

Opening Statement:

Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad

Additional Documents:

CCP Risk Management Subcommittee Final Recommendations

Federal Register Notice:
81 FR 76333: Market Risk Advisory Committee

Last Updated: November 28, 2016