Report on position limits calls for CFTC pause

EEMAC report concludes that CFTC should not finalize position limits rule as proposed.

The Energy & Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC), an advisory committee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), released a report recommending that the regulator abandon its plans to limit the number of futures contracts a trader can hold on certain commodities.

Adopted on an 8-1 vote, this report summarizes the EEMAC’s work in 2015, during which the EEMAC primarily considered CFTC’s proposal to impose additional federal position limits on 28 physical c

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