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September 30, 2015

How to File the Form PR

26 min. 22 sec.

This video tutorial, intended for Commodity Trading Advisors, explains the filing process for Form PR, which includes the annual CFTC Form CTA-PR and the quarterly NFA Form PR.

July 29, 2015

Filing a Disclosure Document

19 min. 21 sec.

This video tutorial, intended for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors, explains the process of filing a disclosure document and highlights common mistakes.

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.


June 29, 2009

CTA Performance Reporting

10 min. 24 sec.

This video discusses how Commodity Trading Advisors should calculate capsule performance using NFA's sample performance spreadsheet. The video also describes what records are required to be maintained in order to support the performance information contained in the disclosure document. Finally, NFA staff will discuss when it is appropriate for a CTA to use a composite capsule rather than report performance for each individual customer account.

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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