CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee Releases Agenda for September 24 Public Meeting

CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee Releases Agenda for September 24 Public Meeting

Washington, DC (STL.News) The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) today released the full agenda for its upcoming public meeting [See CFTC Press Release No. 8236-20] on September 24, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.  The meeting will be conducted via teleconference in accordance with the agency’s implementation of social distancing due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  CFTC Chairman Heath P. Tarbert is the sponsor of the AAC.

At this public meeting, the AAC will hear from:

  1. Nathan Kauffman, Vice President and Omaha Branch Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, on the 2nd Quarter Agricultural Loan Data;
  2. CFTC Division of Enforcement staff who will deliver an overview of self-reporting and an update from the Livestock Markets Task Force;
  3. CME Group regarding the launch of their South American Soybean futures contract;
  4. The National Futures Association on the role of intermediaries in protecting market participants from fraud; and
  5. CFTC Office of Customer Education and Outreach and CFTC Division of Market Oversight staff regarding updates on agricultural-related Commission initiatives.

Viewing/Listening Instructions: To access the live audio feed, use the dial-in numbers below or listen to the stream at www.cftc.gov.  A live audio feed can also be streamed through the CFTC’s YouTube channel.  Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation.  Persons requiring special accommodations because of a disability should contact Summer Mersinger, the AAC’s Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 418–6074.

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