Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund University™: Commodity Pool Regulatory Update

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Please join us for a session of our Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund UniversityTM webinar series, where we will discuss recent commodity regulatory developments that are pertinent to managers of commodity pools. Our panelists will address U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) registration and exemptions, new reporting and recordkeeping requirements, National Futures Association (NFA) Bylaw 1101 and Compliance Rule 2-45, and CFTC and NFA enforcement priorities.

Topics will include:

  • Implications of broadening the term "commodity interest" to include swaps and most foreign exchange products
  • CPO registration and available exemptions: the application of the "de minimis test" for swaps and funds of funds
  • Registered CPO/CTA regulatory requirements and available relief under CFTC Rule 4.7
  • Forms CPO-PQR and CTA-PR
  • Loans to CPOs and affiliated entities: NFA Compliance Rule 2-45
  • Doing business with non-NFA members

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12-1 pm ET

CLE Credit:
CLE credit in FL, IL, NJ, NY, PA, VA, and TX is currently pending approval.