2012 Regulatory Watch List: Commodity ETF Industry

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 2:10 PM EST) -- Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) investing in commodities and their advisers, that are registered or required to be registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as commodity pool operators (CPOs) or commodity trading advisers (CTAs), are accustomed to navigating a broad range of complex laws and regulations.

Due, in large part, to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and increased scrutiny by regulators of the financial and commodities markets, 2012 promises to bring a host of new regulatory requirements and issues for CPOs and CTAs....
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