RELEASE Number
7823-18

October 3, 2018

CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for its October 5 Public Meeting

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the agenda for the upcoming Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) public meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, DC. [For attending, viewing, and listening instructions, see CFTC Press Release 7798-18].

CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz is the sponsor of the TAC, and Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC, is the Designated Federal Officer.

At this meeting, the TAC will hear presentations from the Automated and Modern Trading Markets, Distributed Ledger Technology and Market Infrastructure, and Virtual Currencies TAC subcommittees, and discuss how RegTech is opening up the possibility of machine readable and executable regulatory rulebooks (i.e., Robo Rulebooks), as well as the potential role for regulators to facilitate RegTech.

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. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Daniel Gorfine at (202) 418-5625.

[See Agenda under Related Links]