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Proposed Amendments to NFA Bylaw 1101 (additions are underscored and deletions are in brackets):

BYLAWS OF NATIONAL FUTURES ASSOCIATION

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CHAPTER 11 - DOING BUSINESS WITH NON-MEMBERS

BYLAW 1101. PROHIBITION.
No Member may carry an account, accept an order or handle a transaction in commodity futures contracts for or on behalf of any non-Member of NFA, or suspended Member, that is required to be registered with the Commission as an FCM, IB, CPO, CTA or LTM, and that is acting in respect to the account, order or transaction for a customer, a commodity pool or participant therein, a client of a commodity trading advisor, or any other person, unless:

    (a) such non-Member of NFA is a member of another futures association registered with the Commission under Section 17 of the Act, or is exempted from this prohibition by Board resolution; [or]

    (b) such non-Member of NFA is registered with the Commission as an FCM or IB under Section 4f(a)(2) of the Act and the account, order, or transaction involves only security futures products; or

    (c) such suspended Member is exempted from this prohibition by the Appeals Committee.

No Member may accept orders in commodity futures contracts to cover leverage transactions, for or on behalf of any non-Member of NFA, or suspended Member, that is required to be registered with the Commission as an LTM, unless:

    (a) such non-Member is a member of another futures association registered under Section 17 of the Act, or is exempted from this prohibition by Board resolution; or

    (b) such suspended Member is exempted from this prohibition by the Appeals Committee.

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