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RELEASE: pr5771-10

  • Release: 5771-10
    For Release: January 7, 2010

    CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on a Proposed Position Limits Rule

    Washington, DC – The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2010, to consider issuance of a proposed rule on energy position limits and hedge exemptions on regulated futures exchanges, derivatives transaction execution facilities and electronic trading facilities.

    The meeting will be open to the public and will be webcast via the Internet. In addition, audio of the meeting will be available via a listen-only conference call.


    Meeting on Energy Position Limits and Hedge Exemptions


    CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC


    Thursday, January 14, 2010
    1:00 pm EST

    Viewing/Listening Information:

    The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:


    Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on



    Call in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to a live audio feed.


    Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below:


    Domestic Toll-Free: 866-312-4390
    International Toll: 404-537-3379
    The conference ID: 50324566

    Media Contacts
    Scott Schneider

    R. David Gary

    Last Updated: January 14, 2010