Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs)

In 1984 the CFTC delegated the registration of Commodity Trading Advisors (“CTAs”) to the National Futures Association (“NFA”).  See 49 FR 39593 (Oct. 9, 1984).  For details regarding the registration of CTAs, please visit the NFA website link here:

In addition, Commodity Trading Advisors will find other resources on the Market Participants Division ("MPD") webpage, link here:

MPD resources include:

  • Advisories;
  • Guidance;
  • Staff No Action Letters;
  • Proposed Rules;
  • Final Rules;
  • Examination Priorities; and
  • Contact information regarding Senior Staff