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CFTC Amends Foreign CPO Registration Exemption

USA - October 20 2020 On October 15, 2020, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved amendments to CFTC Regulation 3.10(c), which exempts non-U.S…

Michael S. Sackheim, Nathan A. Howell.

A general introduction to the regulation of virtual currencies in USA

USA - September 7 2020 This article reviews the need-to-know features of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing virtual currencies in USA, with particular regard to applicable securities and banking laws.

Alex R. Rovira, Andrew P. Blake, Daniel Engoren, Daniel J Applebaum, David A. Miller, David E.Teitelbaum, Dominique Gallego, Ivet A Bell, James C. Munsell, Kenny S. Terrero, Lilya Tessler, Michael A Levy, Michael S. Sackheim, Nathan A. Howell, Pamela J. Martinson, Sean A. Smith, Teresa Wilton Harmon, Verity A. Van Tassel Richards.

CFTC Adopts Final Rule Prohibiting Persons Subject to Statutory Disqualification from Claiming Rule 4.13 Exemptions

USA - June 8 2020 On June 4, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) adopted a final rule1 (the Final Rule) prohibiting a commodity pool operator (CPO)…

Andrew E. Nelson, Michael S. Sackheim, Nathan A. Howell.

National Futures Association Adopts Swaps Proficiency Requirements

USA - January 14 2020 The National Futures Association (NFA) requires each NFA member commodity pool operator (CPO), commodity trading advisor (CTA), futures commission…

Michael S. Sackheim, Nathan A. Howell.

CFTC and NFA Update Rules Affecting Investment Managers

USA - December 19 2019 On November 25, 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) finalized a number of changes to its regulations applicable to commodity pool…

James C. Munsell, Michael S. Sackheim, Nathan A. Howell.