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CFTC RIN: 3038-AD99 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Position Limits for Commodity Derivatives Contracts 

The Commission proposed amendments to the Commission's position limits regime, including associated reporting rules. Staff is preparing a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to allow designated contract markets (DCM) and swap execution facilities (SEF) to process requests for exemptions from position limits for: (i) Bona fide hedges not enumerated under the definition for bona fide hedging position proposed in December, 2013; (ii) transactions normally known to the trade as spreads; and (iii) anticipatory bona fide hedging positions.

Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission(CFTC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 150   
Legal Authority: CEA secs. 4(a), 4(c), and 8(a)(5)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/12/2013  78 FR 75680   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/10/2014 
NPRM Comment Period Reopened  05/29/2014  79 FR 30762   
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End  07/03/2014 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  07/03/2014  79 FR 37973   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  08/04/2014 
NPRM Comment Period Reopened  12/04/2014  79 FR 71973   
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End  01/22/2015 
NPRM Comment Period Reopened  02/26/2015  80 FR 10022   
NPRM Comment Period Reopened--Correction  03/25/2015  80 FR 15699   
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End  03/28/2015 
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End--Correction  03/30/2015 
Supplemental NPRM  06/13/2016  81 FR 38458   
Supplemental NPRM Comment Period End  07/13/2016 
Final Action  11/00/2016 
Final Action Effective  12/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 3038-AD82 
Agency Contact:
Stephen Sherrod
Senior Economist, Division of Market Oversight
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20581
Phone:202 418-5452