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CFTC Reports

  • CFTC Budget and Strategy

    CFTC’s Plan for Lapse in Appropriations, December 2017 (PDF)

    FY 2018 CFTC Budget Request, May 2017 (PDF) (HTML)
    The annual budget prepared for the Congressional Committees on Appropriations requests the resources estimated to ensure sufficient regulation and protection of the futures, options, and swaps markets for the current fiscal year.

    FY 2017 Agency Financial Report, November 2017 (PDF)
    A report of the CFTC’s accomplishments and audited financial statements for the fiscal year 2017.

    FY 2016 Annual Performance Report and FY 2018 Annual Performance Plan, May 2017 (PDF)
    A report of the CFTC’s performance results for FY 2016, and the Annual Performance Plan for FY 2018.

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Strategic Plan 2014-2018, October 2014 (PDF)(HTML)
    Since the passage of the CEA, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and its predecessor agencies have been responsible for ensuring the fair, open and efficient functioning of futures markets – we have met that challenge. After the 2008 financial crisis, and the subsequent enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC‘s mission was expanded to include, for the first time, oversight of the swaps marketplace. The Commission still has much work to do to effectively complete implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and police the over-the-counter markets. Once implemented, derivatives dealers will be subject to robust oversight. Standardized derivatives will be required to trade on open platforms and be submitted for clearing to central counterparties, all of which will be subject to Federal regulation and supervision.

    CFTC Information Technology Strategic Plan 2014-2018, December 2014 (PDF)
    The 2014-2018 Information Technology Strategic Plan (ITSP) provides strategic direction for how ODT will support the expanded CFTC mission, improve efficiency and effectiveness, and provide reliable and secure IT services.

    Government-wide FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory, February 2017 (HTML)
    This inventory includes service contracts above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold ($150,000), as determined by the base and all options value, that were made in fiscal year 2016. CFTC’s FY 2016 service contract inventory data is included in the Government-wide inventory which can be filtered to display CFTC’s inventory data.

    CFTC FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory Planned Analysis, February 2017 (PDF)
    This report provides information about the PSC codes that the CFTC plans to analyze from the 2016 inventory.

    CFTC FY 2015 Service Contract Inventory Analysis, February 2017 (PDF)
    This report provides information about the PSC codes that the CFTC analyzed from the 2015 inventory.

    Government Reports

    Annual Report on the Whistleblower Program and Customer Education Initiatives
    The CFTC submits an annual report to Congress regarding the Whistleblower Program, customer education initiatives, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Customer Protection Fund, which funds the Whistleblower Program, including whistleblower awards, as well as customer education initiatives.

    Chief FOIA Officer Report 2014

    Status Report: Retrospective Review of Agency Regulations
    On January 13, 2014, the CFTC issued a sixth status report on "Phase One" of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Plan for Retrospective Review of Agency Regulations under Executive Order 13563. The Retrospective Review required under E.O. 13563 was published in the Federal Register on June 30, 2011 (76 FR 38328).

    Financial Stability Oversight Council 2015 Annual Report (PDF), Annual Report Charts (PDF)
    The Financial Stability Oversight Council Annual Report fulfills the Congressional mandate to report on the activities of the Council, describe significant financial market and regulatory developments, analyze potential emerging threats, and make certain recommendations.
    – Signed by FSOC member Chairman Gary Gensler, July 2011

    CFTC Inventories of Commercial and Inherently Governmental Activities
    Inventories of commercial and inherently governmental activities performed at the Commission.  These inventories are mandated by the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act, PL 105-270.

    Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act Reports

    CFTC Strategic Sustainability Plan, June 2016
    This report is in response to Executive Order 13693, which was recently signed in March 2015 entitled, “Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade.” It describes CFTC’s efforts to improve energy efficiency and enhance environmental performance in its facilities and operations.

    Semiannual Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions from
    Select "Commodity Futures Trading Commission" in the “Select Agency” box and click “Submit.” For background on the Unified Agenda, click on the “About the Unified Agenda” link located above the “Select Agency” box.

    Additional and Historical Reports

    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reports

    This Month in Futures Markets

    Additional CFTC Reports

    CFTC Historical Reports

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