The CFTC will hold a roundtable discussion on February 5, 2013 to discuss the CFTC's proposed rulemaking, "Enhancing Protections Afforded Customers and Customer Funds Held by Futures Commission Merchants and Derivatives Clearing Organizations," which was published for public comment on November 14, 2012. The roundtable will focus on the role of an "Examination Expert" to review self-regulatory organization examination programs; the proposed disclosures of firm specific risks and financial reporting; the proposed requirement for segregation and secured acknowledgement letters; and the proposed residual interest requirements for FCMs. CFTC Press Release.