Tag Archives: Position Limits

2015 CFTC Regulatory Agenda

As 2015 is now underway, we wanted to highlight some of the potential regulatory developments from the CFTC that may arise in the new year. Overall we expect 2015 to be a year of continued CFTC implementation of the Dodd-Frank rules and related "tweaks" to those rules to address the concerns of end-users and market participants.… Continue Reading

CFTC Extends Comment Period to August 4th for Aggregation and Position Limits Proposals

By Crystal Travanti and Tom Watterson In the ongoing saga of the CFTC Position Limit Rules, the CFTC extended the comment periods for the Proposed Aggregation Rules and the Proposed Position Limits Rules until August 4, 2014. The Proposed Position Limits Rules establish speculative position limits for 28 exempt and agricultural commodity futures and options contracts and the physical commodity swaps that are … Continue Reading

Five (5) New Proposed Rules From CFTC

The CFTC is soliciting comment in respect of five proposed rules published today (November 2nd) in the Federal Register. Comment due dates noted below 75 FR 67254 17 CFR Parts 1 and 4 Removing Any Reference to or Reliance on Credit Ratings in Commission Regulations; Proposing Alternatives to the Use of Credit Ratings 30 Day Comment Period … Continue Reading