On October 17th, the CFTC published three DSIO letters providing no-action relief to the general partner of a commodity pool from registering as a CPO under Section 4m(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act (the "CEA"), and allowing an affiliated CPO to serve as the CPO of the pool instead, under certain conditions. CFTC Letter No. 12-23; CFTC Letter No. 12-24; CFTC Letter No. 12-25.