Energy Risk USA: New CFTC position limits due in June, O'Malia says

CFTC will soon unveil revised rule on commodity position limits after a court rejected its previous effort, says O'Malia

CFTC in Washington, DC

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will unveil its new rule on speculative position limits in the next six weeks, after its previous effort was rejected in an embarrassing court ruling, says commissioner Scott O'Malia.

"We may get it in late May, but I suspect it's probably going to be in June," O'Malia told participants at the Energy Risk USA conference in Houston on May 14.

The new proposal is sure to reignite debate over the CFTC's efforts to curb speculation in commodity

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here