RELEASE Number
8056-19

October 23, 2019

CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet November 7

— The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) announced today that it will hold a public meeting on November 7, 2019, at CFTC’s Washington, DC, headquarters.

CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz, the EEMAC sponsor, also announced the agenda for the meeting focusing on the following three topics:

  • the global energy transition: evolving standards impacting physical markets;
  • exchange-traded environmental derivatives contracts; and
  • the impact of the global energy transition on market participants’ use of the energy and environmental derivatives markets.

The meeting agenda may be updated to accommodate other EEMAC priorities that may arise prior to the meeting. For agenda updates, please visit EEMAC at cftc.gov.      

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. People requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify Abigail Knauff, the EEMAC Secretary, at (202) 418–5123.

What:

Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee

Location:

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

Date:

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Time:

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 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 under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation.

Conference call information:

Domestic Toll Free:

1–866-844-9416

International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

Conference Passcode:

5174727

Public comments, which should be identified as relating to the ‘‘Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee,’’ can be submitted by any of the following methods: CFTC website: http://comments.cftc.gov; mail to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581, Attention: Office of the Secretary; electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov; or hand delivered/courier service at the address above.

Members of the public can submit written statements by November 14, 2019. Statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC website, www.cftc.gov. Use the title " Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee” on any such statement.

CFTC’s Advisory Committees were created to seek input and make recommendations to the Commission on a variety of regulatory and market issues that affect the integrity and competitiveness of U.S. markets. The committees facilitate communication among the Commission and U.S. markets, trading firms, market participants, advocates and commercial end-users.

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