The Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a hearing on September 18 to examine the oversight of trading on regulated futures exchanges and exempt commercial markets. The hearing was held to elicit views from industry participants regarding regulation of the energy markets, including such topics as price manipulation and other disruptions to market integrity. Links to CFTC Commissioners’ and staff’s prepared remarks are set forth below.

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opasommers-1.pdf

http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opachilton-1.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opadunn-9.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opalukken-28.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opafenton_091807.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opashilts_091807.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opaharris_091807.pdf

 http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/speechandtestimony/opaarbit_091807.pdf