CFTC Final Rules on Position Limits for Futures and Swaps

On October 18, pursuant to Section 737 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC adopted final rules requiring limits on speculative positions in 28 core physical commodity contracts and their economically equivalent futures, options, and swaps. The position limits established under the final rules will be effective 60 days after the term “swap” is further defined by CFTC rulemaking. CFTC Fact Sheet.