Seward & Kissel represents commodity trading firms, including commodity trading advisers (CTA) and commodity pool operators (CPO), on a full range of legal issues and regulatory and compliance matters. Our team of attorneys are well-known for their institutional knowledge of the investment funds industry, regulatory experience and expertise, and full-service capabilities.

Seward & Kissel attorneys advise CTAs and CPOs with respect to:

  • Advisory agreements
  • AML/KYC compliance
  • Compliance policies and procedures
  • CPO/CTA registrations and exemptions

  • Fund formation and launch
  • Marketing materials
  • Tax