On June 2, the National Futures Association (NFA) issued Notice I-20-23 to advise member futures commission merchants (FCMs), forex dealers members (FDMs) and introducing brokers (IBs) that the Joint Audit Committee had recently issued Regulatory Alert #20-01 to remind these registrants of the appropriate net capital treatment of guaranteed obligations and liabilities of subsidiaries or affiliates. Pursuant to CFTC Regulation 1.17(f)(4), the full amount of any guaranteed obligation or liability of a subsidiary or affiliate that is not reported through consolidation of the subsidiary or affiliate must be reflected in the computation of adjusted net capital.

Notice I-20-23 is available here.

Regulatory Alert #20-01 is available here.