Agricultural Advisory Committee
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time, the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) will hold a public meeting at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66210. At this meeting, the AAC will discuss items related to futures commission merchants (FCMs), innovations in agricultural cash markets and futures market operations, as well as identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.
Global Markets Advisory Committee
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on April 15, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting in the Conference Center at the CFTC's headquarters in Washington, DC. At this meeting, the GMAC will hear presentations on how regulators are fulfilling a 2009 G20 directive regarding the OTC derivatives market.
Revised Registration Form 7-R
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') is revising its Form 7-R, the application form that entities must use to register with the Commission as a commodity pool operator, commodity trading advisor, introducing broker, floor trader firm, retail foreign exchange dealer, futures commission merchant, leverage transaction merchant, swap dealer, or major swap participant (collectively, ``applicants'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend and Revise Collections 3038-0023 and 3038-0072; Adoption of Revised Registration Form 7-R
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or the ``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed extension and revision to the collection of certain information by the Commission. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment. The Commission revised its Form 7- R, the application form that entities that engage in certain specified business activities in the derivatives markets regulated by the Commission must use to register with the Commission. This notice solicits comments on the PRA implications of the revisions to Form 7-R, including comments that address the burdens associated with the modified information collection requirements of the revised Form 7-R.