CFTC Ag Advisory Committee Meeting
On June 9, 2021, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a meeting of its Agricultural Advisory Committee, which ACSA President/CEO Buddy Allen and Vice-Chairman Tommy Hayden sit on. The Committee received a report from the Subcommittee to Evaluate Commission Policy with Respect to Implementation of Amendments to Enumerated Agricultural Futures Contracts with Open Interest. A special thank you to Azeez Syed of Olam Cotton for his work on the Subcommittee, and David Rossen of Allenberg Cotton Company for serving as a panelist during the meeting. The meeting also included a discussion on global ag commodity derivatives contracts and other agricultural risk management issues.