On October 12th, the National Futures Association announced that an amendment to NFA's Code of Arbitration is effective immediately for all customer cases pending on or after October 7, 2010. The amendment provides that during an arbitration proceeding filed by a customer that is not an eligible contract participant, all parties to the arbitration are prohibited from bringing any suit, legal action or proceeding outside of the arbitration proceeding against any other party that would resolve any of the matters raised in the arbitration. NFA Notice to Members I-10-20.