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The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate regulatory treatment of forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality. Identifying such contracts has generated considerable confusion and numerous requests from the energy industry for the CFTC to clarify. The agenda for the conference will be published later.