61st Plenary Session

61st Plenary Session
  • December 4, 2014 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
  • December 5, 2014 - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm EST
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre 1155 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20581 Main Conference Room
Resources For:
December 4, 2014 - 2:00 pm EST
December 5, 2014 - 9:00 am EST


Chief Financial and Operations Officer

Research Projects

Recommendation 2014-5 – Retrospective Review of Agency Rules examines agencies’ procedures for reanalyzing and amending existing regulations and offers recommendations designed to promote a culture of retrospective review at agencies. Among other things, it urges agencies to plan for retrospective review when drafting new regulations; highlights considerations germane to selecting regulations for reevaluation;...

Recommendation 2014-6 – Petitions for Rulemaking identifies agency procedures and best practices for accepting, processing, and responding to petitions for rulemaking. It seeks to ensure that the public's right to petition is a meaningful one, while still respecting the need for agencies to retain decisional autonomy.

Recommendation 2014-7 – Best Practices for Using Video Teleconferencing for Hearings offers practical guidance regarding how best to conduct video hearings, and addresses the following subjects: Equipment and environment, training, financial considerations, procedural practices, fairness and satisfaction, and collaboration among agencies.