Friday, September 9, 2016 from 1:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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National Press Club

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor

Washington, DC 20045

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John Sodergreen 
Scudder Publishing Group LLC 

Market Manipulation & Spoofing Policy Forum 

** New Agenda Posted**

Need-to-know analysis and discussion on CFTC rules and policy relating to market manipulation and spoofing

Please join us for an afternoon of panel discussions and stand-alone speakers from industry and the commission on key elements of market manipulation and spoofing policy and rules, changes and evolving perspectives.

This event is free and hosted by Energy Metro Desk magazine and The Desk newsletter. 

The event is limited to the first 100 registrations. First Come, First Serve. Don't delay!

 **New Agenda**

1:00-1:15 Introductions and Open: John  Sodergreen, Publisher, The Desk, Energy Metro Desk

1:15-1:45 The Gist: Minefields in the current policy covering spoofing and market manipulation. Gregory Mocek, partner, Cadwalader and former director of enforcement, CFTC

1:45-2:30 The Details: The Details: Current cases and case law, definitions in manipulation, spoofing policy, and where it’s headed. Chuck Marvine, deputy director, division of enforcement, CFTC and Trabue Bland, president, ICE Futures

2:30-3:00 The View: Agency leadership on the direction and tone of manipulation policy across the decade, and looking forward. Sharon Brown Hruska, Vice President, National Economic Research Associates (NERA) and former chairman, CFTC; Michael Dunn, senior policy advisor, Steptoe & Johnson and former acting chairman, CFTC.

3:00-3:30 The Politics: Manipulation and spoofing policy under the political microscope; how this evolving policy is impacted by the election cycle, the economy, the chairman’s legacy and other factors. Matt Kulkin, partner, Steptoe & Johnson and Kevin Batteh, partner, Delta Strategies Group and GC, Commodity Markets Council.

3:30-4:00 The Potential Policy Conflicts: CFTC and FERC jurisdictional matters involving market manipulation policy, RTO policy, indices and associated issues. Paul Pantano, partner, Cadwalader and Nicole Brisker, branch chief, Office of Enforcement, FERC.

4:00-4:30 The Technology of Surveillance and Compliance: State of the art capabilities in trade surveillance and market-driven advances; what’s available and possible, going forward. Patrick Woody, vice president, Nasdaq SMARTS and Simon Richards, CEO, Fonetic USA, and Mike Prokop, managing director in Deloitte & Touche’s energy regulatory and risk practice

A reception will follow the event from 4:30-5:00 p.m.


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This event is generously supported by Fonetic, Deloitte & NASDAQ SMARTS