Law360 Publishes Expert Analysis Article by Ropes & Gray Derivatives and Commodities Attorneys on Recently Amended CFTC Rules

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February 7, 2020
Deborah A. Monson
Jeremy A. Liabo

With the new year comes new responsibilities for certain asset managers, including those who are exempt from registration with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as commodity pool operators or commodity trading advisers (CPOs and CTAs) as well as for those who are so registered. Effective Jan. 9, the CFTC amended Part 4 of its regulations.

In a Law360 Expert Analysis piece published on Feb. 6 titled “Amended CFTC Rules Provide Clarity For Asset Managers,” asset management partner and derivatives and commodities specialty group head Deborah Monson and asset management associate Jeremy Liabo examine new CFTC rules and their impact on asset managers.

The article provides guidance for family offices, operators of business development companies (BDCs), registered investment companies, and also looks ahead to further rule CFTC rule amendments that are expected in due course.