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Amendments to Compliance Rule 2-46. CPO and CTA Reporting Requirements
June 30, 2017— Amendments to Compliance Rule 2-46. and new NFA Interpretive Notice NFA Compliance Rule 2-46: Reporting Financial Information on NFA Forms PQR and PR. An explanation of the amendments and Interpretive Notice can be found in the September 6, 2016 rule submission letter.
Code of Arbitration
SECTION 12. ARBITRATION COSTS.
[Effective dates of amendments: June 28, 1985; November 9, 1988; July 12, 1989; February 18, 1992; May 1, 1994 and March 12, 1996.]
Costs which may be included in an award shall normally be limited to the costs of any transcript which a party may request (See Section 9(d)(4)). A Panel may, however, assess against a party any one or more of the following other costs, upon a finding that such party's claim or defense was frivolous or was made in bad faith, or that the party engaged in willful acts of bad faith during the arbitration: Reasonable and necessary expenses incurred by (a) the arbitrators or (b) any other party or witness, including reasonable attorneys' fees. The Panel may also award attorneys' fees provided that a statutory or contractual basis exists for awarding such fees. Requests for attorneys' fees and costs incurred in the arbitration proceeding must be raised in the proceeding or they are waived.