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PROPOSED DELETION OF NFA COMPLIANCE RULE 2-8(e)(2)

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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 2-8. DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNTS.

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  (e) Third-Party Account Controllers.

  No member FCM shall accept a customer account, and no Member FCM or IB shall introduce a customer account, over which a third party, not an Associate of such FCM or IB, is to exercise discretion without first obtaining[:(1) A] a copy of such account controller's written trading authorization or a written acknowledgment from the customer that such authorization has been given. [; and

  (2) An acknowledgment from the customer that the customer has received a disclosure document from the account controller, or a written statement from the account controller explaining why the account controller is not required to provide a disclosure document to the customer.]