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RULE 2-45. PROHIBITION OF LOANS BY COMMODITY POOLS TO CPOS AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES
[Adopted effective September 11, 2009. Effective date of amendments: September 13, 2013.]
No Member CPO may permit a commodity pool to use any means to make a direct or indirect loan or advance of pool assets to the CPO or any other affiliated person or entity; provided, however, that certain specified transactions set forth in the related Interpretive Notice entitled Prohibition of Loans by Commodity Pools to CPOs and Related Entities are not prohibited by this rule.