Reminder to CPOs re: Quarterly Rule 2-46 Filing

Quarterly CPO Filing Due by November 14

For those commodity pool operators who are registered with the NFA, there is a quarterly reporting requirement under Rule 2-46.  This filing must be submitted to the NFA by November 14 through the NFA’s EasyFile system.  Today the NFA sent the following reminder email to those managers who have not yet completed this filing.  If you have questions on the filing, please feel free to contact us.


November 7, 2011

Reminder to CPOs regarding upcoming due date for quarterly pool report

This is a reminder that the September 30th quarterly pool report required by NFA Compliance Rule 2-46 is due to NFA on November 14, 2011. You are receiving this message because NFA’s records indicate that you have not yet completed the filing requirement for one or more of your pools. Please note that each Member CPO is required to file a quarterly report for each active pool that it operates as long as the pool has a reporting requirement under CFTC Regulation 4.22.

The report itself covers the three-month calendar quarter ending September 30, 2011 and it must be filed electronically through NFA’s EasyFile System. You can view a list of your pools and the applicable report due dates by logging onto EasyFile using this link: PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU HAVE A QUALIFYING POOL THAT DID NOT OPERATE BEFORE OR DURING THE QUARTER ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2011, YOU MUST STILL ACCESS THE EASYFILE SYSTEM AND DELETE THE POOL’S QUARTERLY STATEMENT CALL USING THE DELETE ICON ON THE MAIN POOL INDEX LISTING.

Please ensure that the September quarterly reports are filed by the due date. Failure to file this report, and/or previous quarterly reports timely, is an apparent violation of NFA Rules, that could subject your firm to disciplinary action. Questions concerning the reporting requirements should be directed to NFA’s Information Center at 312-781-1410 or 800-621-3570.***


Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP is a boutique law firm focused on the investment management industry.  The firm provides legal advice to CPOs and CTAs.  Bart Mallon can be reached directly at 415-868-5345.

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