Agricultural Swaps

The Commission finalized rules to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to Agricultural Swaps.

Additional information regarding Agricultural Swaps is provided below, including factsheets and details of meetings held between CFTC staff and outside parties.

Related Federal Register Releases

Final Rule: 76 FR 49291 // PDF Version
8/10/2011
17 CFR Part 35 Agricultural Swaps
Effective Date: 12/31/2011

Proposed Rule: 76 FR 6095 // PDF Version
2/3/2011
17 CFR Parts 3, 32, 33, and 35 Commodity Options and Agricultural Swaps
Comment File - Extended Date: 6/3/2011

Advance Notice of  Proposed Rulemaking: 75 FR 59666 // PDF Version
9/28/2010
17 CFR Part 35 Agricultural Swaps
Comment File – Closing Date: 10/28/2010

Additional Information

Fact Sheet: Final Rule: Final and Interim Final Rulemaking Regarding Commodity Options
Q&A: Final Rule: Final and Interim Final Rulemaking Regarding Commodity Options

Event: CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Consider Two Final Rules

Fact Sheet: Final Rule Regarding the Definition of Agricultural Commodity
Q&A: Final Rulemaking on Agricultural Commodity Definition

Event: Open Meeting on Five Final Rule Proposals under the Dodd-Frank Act

Fact Sheet: Commodity Options and Agricultural Swaps
Q&A: Agricultural Swaps and Commodity Options

Event: Open Meeting on Tenth Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act