The CFTC has officially released the agenda for its October 18th meeting. As the press has speculated, the Commission will be considering position limits, as well as DCOs and a possible amendment to the swap regulation effective date.
The CFTC has delayed two open meetings prior to this, most likely because of problems with the position limits rule-making process (read more).
In remarks before the Futures Industry Association, Gary Gensler also turned heads by suggesting the Commission would extend the exemptive relief granted to market participants in July in order to avoid confusion within the industry.
Read more about this CFTC open meeting.
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