RELEASE Number
7849-18

November 29, 2018

CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee Announces Agenda for December 4 Public Meeting

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the agenda for the upcoming Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) public meeting that will be held on December 4, 2018 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. [See CFTC Press Release 7846-18 for attending, viewing and listening instructions.]

CFTC Commissioner Rostin Behnam is the sponsor of MRAC.

At this meeting, the MRAC will focus on clearinghouse risk and vendor risk management.  On three separate panels, MRAC members, CFTC staff, and guests will discuss current issues impacting central clearing, including: (1) clearinghouse governance structures and risk management; (2) management of non-default losses in recovery and resolution; and (3) recent reports, discussion papers and proposed rules involving global standard setting bodies and prudential regulators.  On a fourth panel, the MRAC will have a discussion regarding effective risk management of third-party service providers and vendor relationships.

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 Alicia Lewis at (202) 418–5862.

See MRAC Agenda and under Related Links