RELEASE Number
7178-15

May 19, 2015

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

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the agenda for the upcoming Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) public meeting that will be held on June 2, 2015 at CFTC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. [See CFTC Press Release 7170-15 for attending, viewing and listening instructions.]

CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen is the sponsor of this Advisory Committee.

The MRAC will discuss issues related to: (1) the appropriate industry response to current and potential cybersecurity threats; and (2) the concentration of Futures Commission Merchants, and its effect on, and other factors currently affecting, market liquidity.

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.

See Agenda here and under Related Links.

Last Updated: May 19, 2015