CFTC’s Giancarlo set to revive energy advisory committee

Group will study impact of Dodd-Frank on energy firms, Giancarlo says

CFTC commissioner Chris Giancarlo

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is poised to resuscitate a long-dormant advisory committee designed to provide the agency with input from the energy industry.

The Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (Eemac) was placed under new management on September 10, when CFTC chairman Timothy Massad appointed commissioner Chris Giancarlo as its new sponsor. Both Giancarlo and Massad are new members of the CFTC and joined the commission in June.

Giancarlo says Eemac will f