The Commodity Futures Trading Commission eliminated a widely used exemption from commodity pool operator ('CPO') registration
The practical effect is that sponsors of many hedge funds have to register with the CFTC as CPOs and become subject to some, but not all, of the CFTC's disclosure, reporting and record keeping requirements. As with NFA registration, as a part of the registration process, the principals and certain employees of the CPO will need to submit fingerprint cards
Unless a CPO qualifies for another exemption it will have to register with the CFTC, effected through the NFA online registration system. The CPO must
File an application and pay a registration fee, file applications and fingerprint cards for the CPO's principals and associated persons.
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