CCFE is governed by rules and regulations to ensure business in its markets is conducted in an orderly and transparent manner, providing sufficient protection to investors and those looking to manage risk.
CCFE is a Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Designated Contract Market. CFTC is an independent agency established through an Act of Congress in 1974 with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and options markets in the U.S.
Additionally market participants are subject to trading regulations and standards governed by the CCFE Rulebook.
Chicago Climate Futures Exchange (CCFE) announced plans to wind down operations in August of 2011. Effective as of February 28, 2012 there is no remaining open interest in contracts at CCFE and all contracts have been delisted.