Exemptions Available to CPOs

A commodity pool operator (CPO) may request relief for its pools pursuant to certain CFTC regulations. Below are regulations that may offer such relief:

Please note: CPOs must claim relief electronically through NFA's Exemptions System.

*Exemptions pursuant to CFTC Advisory No. 18-96 must be filed with NFA in hardcopy to the following address:

National Futures Association
Attn: Director of Compliance, Compliance Department
300 South Riverside Plaza, #1800
Chicago, Illinois, 60606


CPOs must electronically file with NFA all notices of exclusion or exemption using NFA's Exemptions System.

Accessthe NFA Exemptions System

CFTC Part 4 Exemptions

See the CFTC Part 4 Exemptions Easy Reference Guide.

Learn Moreabout the CFTC Part 2 Exemptions