Release Number 8127-20

March 6, 2020

CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee to Meet on March 24 

— The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) today announced that it will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the CFTC’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.

CFTC Commissioner Dan M. Berkovitz is the sponsor of the EEMAC.

At this meeting, the EEMAC will hear remarks on the Commission’s Position Limits for Derivatives proposed rule as approved on January 30, 2020.  Specifically, the EEMAC will examine: (1) the proposed position limits for spot months, single month, and all-months-combined and (2) the proposed bona fide hedge exemptions from such position limits and related procedures. The EEMAC will also hear a presentation from the Market Intelligence Branch on recent developments within the energy derivatives marketplace.

The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis.  Members of the public may also listen to the meeting via conference call using a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed.  Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of disabilities should notify Abigail Knauff, the EEMAC Secretary, at (202) 418-5123.


Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee Meeting



CFTC Headquarters Conference Center

1155 21st Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20581



Thursday, March 24, 2020


 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT


Viewing/Listening Instructions: Watch the live webcast at To listen to the live audio feed, call the toll or toll-free numbers under Related Links. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation, if applicable.


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Note: The CFTC continues to closely monitor the impact of the coronavirus ahead of the meeting. Any updates on changes to agenda will be provided as soon as reasonably possible.