CFTC Proposes Definition of "Agricultural Commodities"

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In response to certain amendments made by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to swaps in “agricultural commodities,” the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed to define “agricultural commodities” for the first time.

The CFTC’s proposed definition would include all of the “enumerated commodities” listed in Section 1a of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA), as well as...

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