Law & Regulation Commodity Exchange Act & Regulations The laws authorizing CFTC’s activities and the regulations issued by CFTC to carry out those activities, as well as related rulemaking, enforcement, and adjudicatory references. How Rules Are Made Learn more about the Commission’s rulemaking process. Holding Wrongdoers Accountable The CFTC holds wrongdoers accountable by investigating and prosecuting violations of the CEA and Commission regulations. Federal Register Documents The CFTC publishes in the Federal Register publishes proposed rules, final rules, meeting announcements, and other notices. Public Comments Comments submitted to the Commission are available online for public review. CFTC Staff Letters Written guidance from CFTC staff on the CEA and Commission regulations.