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CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on September 24

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 24, at the CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters. GMAC’s agenda for the meeting includes presentations on developments regarding the following topics:

  • Implementation of margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives.
  • European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) 2.2, including responses to the consultation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regarding various aspects pf EMIR 2.2 affecting third-country central counterparties.

For further information on the meeting location, time and conference call information, please click here.

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About this Author

Kevin M. Foley, Finance Lawyer, Katten Llaw Firm

Kevin M. Foley has extensive experience in commodities law and advises a wide range of clients, both in the United States and abroad, on compliance with the Commodity Exchange Act and the rules of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) affecting traditional exchange-traded products, as well as the over-the-counter markets involving swaps and other derivative instruments. His clients include futures commission merchants, derivatives clearing organizations, designated contract markets, foreign boards of trade and an industry trade association.



Leonard Licht is an associate in the Financial Services practice. He advises a broad range of financial market participants, including investment managers to private funds and investors in private funds. Prior to joining Katten, Lenny practiced as a corporate and securities attorney and has also worked in an analytical capacity with a family office.

While in law school, Lenny was a Heyman scholar and member of the Moot Court Honor Society.