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Chairman Roberts Announces Witnesses for Hearing on CFTC Regulatory Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced witnesses for the Committee's hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulatory issues impacting end-users and market liquidity.

What:   Regulatory Issues Impacting End-Users and Market Liquidity

Who:  Panel I
The Honorable Timothy Massad, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington, D.C.

Panel II
Mr. Terrence A. Duffy, Executive Chairman & President, CME Group, Chicago, Ill.
Mr. Bruce Barber, General Manager, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Forsyth, Ill., testifying on behalf of the Commodity Markets Council
Mr. Jeffrey L. Walker, Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer, Alliance for Cooperative Energy Services, Carmel, Ind.
Mr. Michael Bopp, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Washington, D.C., testifying on behalf of the Coalition for Derivatives End-Users
Mr. Sean O. Cota, Co-Founder, Commodity Markets Oversight Coalition, Bellows Falls, Vt.

Date:  Thursday, May 14, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building