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
320 South Canal, Suite 2400
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