CFTC Grants Additional Relief from CPO Regulation for Operators of Certain Securitization Vehicles

On December 7, 2012, the CFTC’s Division of Swap Intermediary Oversight issued a letter expanding the scope of relief from commodity pool regulation for certain securitization and structured finance vehicles and their operators.  This article summarizes the guidance and relief granted in the letter.  See also “NFA Workshop Details the Registration and Regulatory Obligations of Hedge Fund Managers That Trade Commodity Interests,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 47 (Dec. 13, 2012).

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