Release Number 5771-10

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