This is to give notice, pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2, § 10(a), that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Global Markets Advisory Committee (“GMAC”) will conduct a public meeting on March 9, 2000, in the first floor hearing room (Room 1000) of the Commission's Washington, DC, headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and last until 4:00 p.m. The Agenda will consist of the following:
1. Introductory Remarks by Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum, Chairman, GMAC.Start Printed Page 8684
2. Presentation and discussion of recommended initiatives to harmonize international financial regulation governing segregation of customer funds.
3. Presentation and discussion of recommended amendments for rules governing secured amount balances.
4. Consideration and discussion of rule amendments and related initiatives to harmonize international regulatory treatment of institutional customers.
5. New business.
The GMAC was created by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the purpose of receiving advice and recommendations on the many complex and novel issues raised be the ever-increasing globalization of futures markets. The purposes and objectives of the GMAC are more fully set forth in its charter.
The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the GMAC, Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum, is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will, in her judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Any member of the public who wishes to file a statement with the Advisory Committee should mail a copy of the statement to the attention of: Global Markets Advisory Committee, c/o Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum, Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20581, before the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements should also inform Commissioner Holum in writing at the foregoing address at least three business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made, if time permits, for an oral presentation of no more than five minutes each in duration.Start Signature
Issued by the Commission in Washington, DC on February 16, 2000.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 00-4098 Filed 2-18-00; 8:45 am]
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