Webcasts

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The CFTC hosts webcasts and other meetings through online formats. On the day of a webcast, a direct link to the meeting will be available on the CFTC homepage.

Date Event Webcast
CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on March 24 View Archived Webcast
CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee to Meet on February 26 View Archived Webcast
CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on February 20 View Archived Webcast
CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on January 30 View Archived Webcast
CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on December 10 View Archived Webcast

Podcasts

CFTC Talks covers all topics and areas impacting the markets the agency regulates.

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08/02/2019
The Effect of Capital Rules on Derivatives Markets
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CFTC staff from the Office of Chief Economist discuss the effect that capital rules have had on the competitive landscape of derivatives clearing. Staff studied the multiple effects of capital rules across different asset classes and different clearing member groups. The evidence suggests that the leverage ratio requirement has pushed derivative clearing activities to less constrained institutions and market segments. Search terms: CFTC, Office of the Chief Economist, Derivatives Clearing, Margin, Leverage Ratio, US Treasury Futures and Options, S&P 500 Futures and Options, Capital Rules
Duration: 11:46
07/10/2019
Credit Derivatives
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This episode discusses “opportunistic strategies,” or more commonly known as “manufactured credit events in the credit derivatives markets”. CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC Division Directors and senior analysts discuss the impact of these events in the credit derivatives markets. 
Duration: 15:29
06/13/2019
A View into the WTI Crude Oil Derivatives Market Structure
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This podcast discusses various aspects of the crude oil derivative market. It includes a summary of topics discussed at the April 2019 Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee meeting and brings together all derivatives across futures markets and swaps. This episode also views the overall size of the WTI Crude Oil Derivatives market and the various commercial and noncommercial participants and their engagement in this important marketplace.
Duration: 17:11
12/14/2018
CFTC Talks EP076: Daniel Gorfine, CFTC Chief Innovation Officer
#CFTCTalks we bring on Daniel Gorfine, CFTC’s Chief Innovation Officer. We do a 2018 look back and a 2019 look forward on fintech and regtech. Lessons learned, ideas generated and areas to gather knowledge all covered and discussed. Last one for 2018!
Duration: 33:40
12/07/2018
CFTC Talks EP075: Georgetown Law Prof. Chris Brummer
This week on CFTC Talks, we talk with University of Georgetown’s Faculty Director of the Institute of International Law Chris Brummer. Chris joins us to discuss the DC Fintech Week held at Georgetown and what he learned from the conference.
Duration: 28:24