CFTC Issues No-Action Relief Regarding Investments in Securitization Vehicles and Pending Registration Applications

28 December 2012
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Key takeaways:

In two no-action letters dated December 21, 2012, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission provides no action relief to:

  • Investment pools that invested in certain legacy securitization vehicles formed before October 12, 2012 whose operators are entitled to no-action relief under the terms of CFTC Staff Letter 12-45; and
  • Certain commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, or principals or associated persons thereof whose timely registration application with the National Futures Association is pending.