• NFA Reminds Market Participants of the Need to Re-Affirm CPO and CTA Exemptions
  • December 16, 2014
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • Persons who have claimed an exemption or exclusion from commodity pool operator registration under CFTC regulation 4.5, 4.13(a)(1), 4.13(a)(2), 4.13(a)(3) or 4.13(a)(5), or an exemption from commodity trading advisor registration under CFTC regulation 4.14(a)(8), are required to reaffirm their exemptions on an annual basis, within 60 days of calendar year end. Yesterday, the National Futures Association issued a notice to remind market participants of this requirement and that reaffirmation is due no later than March 2, 2015.