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: https://www.nfa.futures.org/registration-membership/who-has-to-register/cta.html

In addition, Commodity Trading Advisors will find other resources on the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (“DSIO”) webpage, link here: https://www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCOrganization/DSIOmission.html

DSIO resources include:

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