Among the witnesses scheduled to speak at the
panel are top oversight officials with the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading
Commission, and an official from the Federal Reserve's banking
The hearing comes as the Fed reconsiders exemptions given to
banks since the early 2000s that allow them to engage in the
previously prohibited trading of physical commodities.
(Reporting by Ros Krasny; editing by
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