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AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting in the Conference Center at the CFTC’s Washington, DC, headquarters. At this meeting, the TAC will: (1) Discuss the scope, plan, and approach for the Committee’s efforts in 2018; (2) explore timely topics and issues involving financial technology in CFTC regulated markets, potentially including blockchain/DLT, data standardization and analytics, algorithmic trading, virtual currencies, cybersecurity, and RegTech; and (3) identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues. DATES: The meeting will be held on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by January 30, 2018. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58593-58594]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26869]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that 
on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Technology 
Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting in the Conference 
Center at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters. At this meeting, the 
TAC will: (1) Discuss the scope, plan, and approach for the Committee's 
efforts in 2018; (2) explore timely topics and issues involving 
financial technology in CFTC regulated markets, potentially including 
blockchain/DLT, data standardization and analytics, algorithmic 
trading, virtual currencies, cybersecurity, and RegTech; and (3) 
identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate 
actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 23, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 
4:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements 
in connection with the meeting should submit them by January 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the 
CFTC's headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail 
to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 
21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the 
Secretary; or by electronic mail to: [email protected]. Please use the 
title ``Technology Advisory Committee'' in any written statement you 
submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee 
meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on 
the CFTC website, http://www.cftc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gorfine, TAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418-5625.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with 
seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may 
also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free 
telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a 
live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared 
to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation.
    Domestic Toll Free: 1-866-844-9416.
    International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC's 
website, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under 
Related Links.
    Pass Code/Pin Code: 3599656.
    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other TAC priorities. 
For agenda updates, please visit the TAC committee site at: http://www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCCommittees/TechnologyAdvisory/tac_meetings.
    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published 
through a link on the CFTC's website, http://www.cftc.gov. All written 
submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on 
the CFTC's website. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend 
the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person 
above.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(a)(2).

    Dated: December 8, 2017.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-26869 Filed 12-12-17; 8:45 am]
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