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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 25 Jun 2013

Swap users take note: March 2013 DF Protocol deadline is July 1, 2013

Investment advisers with clients (including funds or separate accounts) that use swaps are reminded to have such clients sign up to the ISDA March

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 28 May 2013

SEC and CFTC jointly adopt identity theft red flags rules applicable to investment advisers and others

On April 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) jointly adopted identity theft

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 22 Mar 2013

Reminder: deadline for obtaining CFTC interim compliance identifier for parties trading in swaps

On March 15, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight and Office of Data and Technology issued an advisory

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 25 Feb 2013

CFTC 4.13(a)(3) annual affirmations due by March 1st

As a reminder, fund managers relying on the exemption from registration with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") set forth in

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 16 Nov 2012

Recent CFTC changes and looming deadlines

Investment managers who invest in futures or swaps are reminded that important registration andor filing deadlines with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) are quickly approaching.

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 19 Apr 2012

CFTC repeals Rule 4.13(a)(4) exemption from registration and amends Rule 4.13(a)(3)

As noted in our earlier client alert, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) recently adopted a final rule that, among other changes, rescinds the exemption from registration currently available under CFTC Rule 4.13(a)(4).

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 10 Feb 2012

CFTC eliminates Rule 4.13(a)(4) exemption from registration

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) has adopted a final rule that rescinds the exemption from registration as a commodity pool operator currently available under CFTC Rule 4.13(a)(4).

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2011

IRS announces changes to FBAR rules

The Internal Revenue Service announced on June 16, 2011, that individuals with signature authority over (but no financial interest in) foreign financial accounts during the 2010 calendar year must file an annual report on Treasury Form TD F 90-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, or “FBAR”) by the regular June 30, 2011, deadline.

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 28 Feb 2011

Form PF: CFTC and SEC jointly propose new disclosure rules for investment advisers of private funds

On January 26, 2011, as required under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) jointly proposed new disclosure requirements for investment advisers to private funds.

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 25 Feb 2011

CFTC proposes repeal of certain commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor exemptions

On January 26, 2011, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) proposed certain amendments to current CFTC rules, including the elimination of two widely used exemptions from commodity pool operator (“CPO”) registration. If adopted, the proposed amendments would have a significant impact on advisers to funds currently operated as “exempt commodity pools,” including many hedge funds.

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