Request for Delayed CPO Compliance Date for Funds of Funds

MFA submitted jointly with the Investment Adviser Association a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) requesting for a delayed compliance date for commodity pool operators (CPO) and commodity trading advisers (CTA) of fund of funds and that the delayed compliance date be granted quickly.  In the letter, the associations requested that the CFTC extend the compliance date for fund of funds operators and advisers to register or claim an exemption with respect to a fund of funds until the later of:

  • six months from the date the CFTC or its staff issues final fund of funds guidance replacing Appendix A; or
  • June 30, 2013