Outside Publication

CFTC Position Limits and Aggregation Under Dodd-Frank, Investment Adviser Association Newsletter No. 270

June 2015

On July 21, 2010 the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) was enacted into law.

The DFA expanded the CFTC’s authority to set position limits and authorized the CFTC to establish position limits not just for futures and option contracts, but also for swaps that are economically equivalent to covered futures and options contracts, whether or not the swaps are traded on a designated contract market or swap execution facility.

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