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NFA Election – Ernest Jaffarian reply to statements of James Koutoulas and John Roe Blog

From Ernest Jaffarian: I find it necessary to speak to a number of mischaracterizations regarding the service of Doug Bry and myself on the NFA Board. It was Doug Bry who originally suggested to me in 2011 that I pursue election to the NFA Board.  He did so out of a deep concern for the needs of CTAs and their clients in the wake of MF Global.  When the nominating committee chose to nominate the incumbent to a non-contested position on the ballot, he encouraged me to petition to be added to the ballot.  It was then that I encouraged…

Brendan Kalb, Running for the NFA Board of Directors as CTA/CPO Again Blog,Managed Futures,Regulation

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Brendan Kalb of AQR is running for the NFA Board of Directors again.  Last time he was matched up against rogue incumbent Douglas Bry.  This time his opponent is another rogue incumbent CTA/CPO board member John Roe. Last spring the NFA Board of Directors created a new CTA/CPO position and appointed Adam Cooper of Citadel to the spot.  Cooper had been a candidate last year running against Ernest Jaffarian. This time around, Cooper has no opposition as a CTA/CPO in the top 5% of assets under management.  Kalb, who represents the largest CPO in the industry was slated against Roe…

Brendan Kalb, Candidate for the NFA’s Board of Directors as CTA/CPO Representative Blog,Regulation

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Brendan Kalb of AQR Capital Management LLC is running for the NFA Board of Directors again. Last time he was matched up against rogue incumbent Douglas Bry. This time his opponent is another rogue incumbent CTA/CPO board member John Roe. Last spring the NFA Board of Directors created a new CTA/CPO position and appointed Adam Cooper of Citadel to the spot. Cooper had been a candidate last year running against Ernest Jaffarian. This time around, Cooper has no opposition as a CTA/CPO in the top 5% of assets under management. Kalb, who represents the largest CPO in the industry was…

NFA Election Board Profile: George R. Berbeco Blog,Regulation

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George R. Berbeco is running for the board of the National Futures Association as a CTA/CPO. He began as a CTA back in 2006 after a long and fruitful career as a serial entrepreneur. He is the president of The Devon Group, Inc. based in Weston, MA. He has founded several technical companies, including Adhesivesmart.com, Charleswater Products – sold to Armstrong World Industries, Syon – sold to ITW, and Xytest. He is also chairman of Bay Colony Development Corporation and is on the Board of Directors of EntrepreneurShares (ENTRX), a mutual fund. He sold his last business in the early…