Alert March 08, 2011

CFTC Proposes Conforming Amendments to Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor Regulations in light of Dodd-Frank Act Changes

The CFTC issued proposed rule amendments that are designed to clarify the application of the requirements governing the operations and activities of commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors in the context of their involvement with swap transactions given the changes to the regulatory framework for swaps made by the Dodd-Frank Act.

Comments are due by May 2, 2011.