IASG has been serving commodity trading advisors, commodity pool
operators and the investors in those vehicles since 1992.
LongTail Alpha LLC is an SEC-registered investment adviser and CFTC-registered commodity pool
operator and commodity trading adviser that focuses on adding value to portfolios during volatile markets.
Dr Chan is the Managing Member of the QTS Capital Management LLC., a commodity pool
operator and trading advisor.
Last year, for instance, a cyberattack against one of the world's largest fund administrators resulted in a series of fraudulent wire transfers that cost a commodity pool
operator (CPO) nearly $6 million in assets.
He had previously served as a consultant with Phoenix Global Capital Management and earlier served as chief executive officer, and in other executive positions at the commodity pool
operator and futures trading subsidiary of a major South Korean multinational conglomerate.
operators and commodity trading advisors dually registered with the SEC and the CFTC are also required to file Form PF.
* Phillip Milton, Gregory Center, and William Center, who operated a $28 million Ponzi scheme in connection with a commodity pool
Effective January 1, 2013, HIRE requires a "foreign financial institution," which includes a bank, broker-dealer, hedge fund or commodity pool
formed under the laws of a non-U.S, country, to enter into an agreement with the IRS to report certain information about its "United States accounts" or be subject to a 30% U.S.
A "commodity pool
" is an alternative to mutual funds, but has many of the same characteristics.
Acting as a commodity pool
operator for private investment funds organized as commodity pools
that invest in assets in which a bank holding company is permitted to invest.
A hedge fund manager seeking to engage in commodities trading will, as a general rule, have to be registered as a commodity pool
operator with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).