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Source: US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

March 12, 2020

— Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert today announced the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) to consider the following:

  • Final Rule: Amendment to Regulation 23.161—Compliance Schedule Extension for Initial Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
  • Proposed Rule: Amendments to Compliance Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators on Form CPO-PQR
  • Final Interpretive Guidance: Retail Commodity Transactions Involving Certain Digital Assets
  • Other Commission Business

As a precaution due to the coronavirus, members of the public, including media, will not be able to attend the open meeting in person. However, the public may listen to a live, audio-only feed via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number. A live webcast may also be available in the event the open meeting is conducted in person.  In that case, only a limited number of essential CFTC staff will participate in person. These steps demonstrate the CFTC’s commitment to continuing to perform the public’s business in a transparent manner while prioritizing the health and safety of agency personnel.

 

What:

CFTC Open Meeting

 

Location:

CFTC Headquarters Conference Center
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20581

 

or

 

Via Conference Call

 

Date:

Thursday, March 19, 2020

 

Time:

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

 

Listening/Viewing Instructions: To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers listed below. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. If applicable, the live webcast will be hosted on CFTC.gov.

 

Domestic Toll-Free:

866-844-9416

 

International Toll Numbers:

International Numbers

 

 

Conference Passcode:

8985313

 

-CFTC-

 

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