Commodity futures is a fast-paced and highly regulated industry. More than ever before, commodity trading advisors, introducing brokers, futures commission merchants and other market participants need legal counsel grounded in both the marketplace and the industry’s constantly changing regulatory environment.
Schuyler, Roche & Crisham’s Commodity Futures practice features attorneys with years of experience representing professionals in the futures business. Providing a unique combination of hands-on practical experience and strong legal expertise, our Commodity Futures group offers our clients practical, real-world counsel across a range of regulatory, litigation and advisory services.
The Schuyler, Roche & Crisham Commodity Futures team routinely handles:
- The representation of clients in inquiry, investigation or enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the National Futures Association (NFA), the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other regulatory bodies.
- Advice on exchange requirements and compliance issues.
- Counsel on registration, licensure requirements and exemptions applicable to futures commission merchants, associated persons, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators and hedge fund operators, and associated preparation of required documentation.
As a Chicago-based firm, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham is located at the center of the commodity futures industry. Our proximity to the marketplace and the responsiveness of our Commodity Futures practice group increases the value of our work and improves our ability to deliver exceptional legal outcomes for our clients.