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CFTC Announces Market Risk Advisory Committee Meeting on September 9

On August 23, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that its Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting via teleconference on September 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

At the meeting, the MRAC will vote on its recommendation with respect to the disclosures recommended by the Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee for new derivatives that reference London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other inter-bank offered rates. The MRAC also will discuss other issues involving the transition from LIBOR to other rates.

Members of the public may listen to the meeting using the domestic toll-free number +1.866.844.9416 and the conference password 4136858. Lines are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis.

More information and international dial-in numbers are available here.

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Christian B. Hennion, Finance Attorney, Katten Muchin Law Firm

Christian B. Hennion concentrates his practice in financial services and asset management matters, including counseling fund managers, registered investment advisers and commodity trading advisors on both transactional and regulatory matters. Chris has advised a wide range of US and international managers, from start-ups to large institutions, regarding a variety of matters, including private fund launches and reorganizations, advisory engagements, Investment Advisers Act and Commodity Exchange Act compliance obligations, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures...


Timothy Kertland concentrates his practice on transactional, corporate and regulatory aspects of financial services matters. Timothy is able to provide legal services to a wide variety of clients including proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, and commodity trading advisers.

While in law school, Timothy served as an editor of the Virginia Tax Review. As a first-year law student, he represented the University of Virginia School of Law at the National Transactional LawMeets Competition.