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PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
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COMPLIANCE RULES

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Part 2-RULES GOVERNING THE BUSINESS CONDUCT OF MEMBERS REGISTERED WITH THE COMMISSION

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RULE 2-39. SOLICITING, INTRODUCING, OR MANAGING FOREX TRANSACTIONS OR ACCOUNTS.

    (a) Except for Members who meet the criteria in Bylaw 306(b), and Associates acting on their behalf, Members and Associates who solicit customers, introduce customers to a counterparty, or manage accounts on behalf of customers in connection with forex transactions shall comply with subsections (a), (b), (c), and (e) of Compliance Rule 2-36.

    (b) No Member except a Forex Dealer Member or a Member who meets the criteria in Bylaw 306(b) may accept forex orders or accounts or receive compensation-directly or indirectly-for forex transactions from any person unless that person is a Member or Associate of NFA, meets the criteria in NFA Bylaw 306(b), or would be exempt from Commission registration if it were acting in the same capacity in connection with exchange-traded futures products.

    (c) For purposes of this rule, the term "customer" means a person that is not an eligible contract participant as defined in Section 1a(12) of the Act and includes persons who participate in pooled accounts.

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