CFTC publishes Final Rule on position limits
14 November 2011Energy Alert
On 18 October 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or "Commission") issued a final rule on position limits under the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act"). After a contentious debate, the Commission passed the rule by a 3-2 vote, with Commissioners O'Malia and Sommers opposing. Both commissioners published written dissents.
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