On July 6, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) announced that it will hold a public meeting on July 21. At this meeting, the MRAC will (1) discuss market activity in the early part of 2020, immediately following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, and (2) receive status updates from the Climate-Related Market Risk, CCP Risk and Governance, Market Structure and Interest Rate Benchmark Reform subcommittees.

The meeting will be held via conference call in accordance with CFTC’s implementation of social distancing due to COVID-19. More information is available here.