Professionals include, but may not be limited to:
- Any person or entity that provides financial or similar services to any third party.
- Any person that is registered or qualified as a professional trader or investment adviser with any stock, commodities or futures exchange or contract market, or with any regulatory authority, professional association or recognized professional body.
- Any person or entity that acts on behalf of an institution that engages in brokerage, banking, investment, or financial activities.
- Any person or employee of an entity that holds any form of membership at any of the CME Group Designated Contract Markets (“DCM”) or any other exchange.