In a speech last week before the District of Columbia Bar Association, Sharon Bowen, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said she expects the CFTC’s proposed position limit rules to be finalized this year. Prior to this happening, Ms. Bowen expects the Commission soon will consider a supplemental rule proposal that will address anticipatory hedging and risk management, and provide a role for exchanges “to work with commercial participants to manage their anticipated commercial risks.”