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March 26, 2014

How to Avoid Common PQR Filing Deficiencies

18 min. 15 sec.

This video tutorial, intended for Commodity Pool Operators, summarizes the new PQR filing requirements for CPOs and highlights areas of the filing process where NFA has found deficiencies within NFA's EasyFile System and discusses common deficiencies seen in filings.

February 24, 2014

How to File an Exemption Through NFA's Electronic Exemption System

10 min. 41 sec.

This video tutorial, intended for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors, provides a step-by-step guide on where to find the electronic exemptions system on NFA's website as well as instructions on how to navigate the system.

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September 14, 2010

NFA's Expanded Filing Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators – Part One

11 min. 48 sec.

This is the first in a two-part series of videos. Part one discusses who has to file the new quarterly reports as well as what information must be filed. It also includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the first three sections of the report.


September 14, 2010

NFA's Expanded Filing Requirements for Commodity Pool Operators – Part Two

8 min. 44 sec.

This is the second in a two-part series of videos. Part two includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the fourth section of the required filing.

Please note: NFA's videos are the sole property of NFA and the information provided is for informational and educational purposes only. The content of the videos does not constitute any NFA rule or amendment or interpretation to such rules. Compliance with any recommended conduct presented does not mean that a firm or person has complied with the full extent of their obligations under NFA rules, the rules of any other SRO, or futures laws. These videos are provided "as is". NFA and its affiliates are not responsible for any human or mechanical errors or omissions. Parties may not reproduce these videos in any form, nor reference them in any publication, without the express written consent of NFA.

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