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Reminder: CPO and CTA Annual Affirmation Requirement

USA - January 31 2019 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") requires any person that claims an exemption from commodity pool operator ("CPO") registration…

David S. Mitchell, William J. Breslin.

NFA Amends Guidance on Information Systems Security Programs and Proposes New Guidance on Internal Controls Systems for CPOs

USA - January 10 2019 By letter dated December 4, 2018, the National Futures Association (“NFA”) submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) proposed…

David S. Mitchell, William J. Breslin.

CFTC Proposes Part 4 Rule Amendments to Codify Certain CPO and CTA Relief

USA - October 12 2018 On October 9, 2018, as part of its Project KISS initiative to streamline and simplify its rules, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the…

Darren A. Littlejohn, David S. Mitchell, William J. Breslin.

CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Releases White Paper on Cross-Border Application of Swaps Regulations

USA - October 4 2018 On October 1, 2018, as previewed in recent public remarks, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") Chairman J. Christopher…

Darren A. Littlejohn, David S. Mitchell, Robert M. McLaughlin, William J. Breslin.

NFA Proposes New Disclosure Requirements for CPOs and CTAs Engaging in Virtual Currency Activities

USA - August 6 2018 By letter dated July 20, 2018, the National Futures Association (“NFA”) submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) a proposed…

David S. Mitchell, William J. Breslin.