59th Plenary Session

59th Plenary Session
  • December 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
  • December 6, 2013 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre 1155 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20581 Main Conference Room
Resources For:
December 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm EST
December 6, 2013 - 9:00 am EST


Chief Financial and Operations Officer

Research Projects

Statement #18 – Improving the Timeliness of OIRA Regulatory Review (Adopted December 6, 2013) highlights potential mechanisms for improving review times of rules under review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), including promoting enhanced coordination between OIRA and agencies prior to the submission of rules, encouraging increased transparency concerning the reasons for delayed reviews, and...

Recommendation 2013-6 – Remand Without Vacatur examines judicial remand of an agency decision for further consideration while allowing the decision to remain in place. It examines this remedy and equitable factors that may justify its application. The recommendation offers guidance for courts that remand agency actions and for agencies responding to judicial remands.  

Project Documents:

Recommendation 2013-5 – Social Media in Rulemaking addresses the various policy and legal issues agencies face when using social media in rulemaking. The study examined whether and when agencies should use social media to support rulemaking activities. It also seeks to identify relevant issues, define applicable legal and policy constraints on agency action, resolve legal uncertainty to the greatest extent possible...