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The third annual CTA Intelligence US Awards took place at 583 Park Avenue in New York to celebrate both the top performing CTAs and outstanding service providers of the past year. Managers were recognized across 24 categories, from newcomers and emerging managers to specialists and industry powerhouses. Service providers were recognized across 23 categories for the outstanding levels of client service, innovation, and technical development, as well as individual talent and leadership supporting the managed futures industry.

Turnkey Trading Partners (“Turnkey”) was named North America’s Best Consulting Firm for 2016. This award is the second in a row for Turnkey at the event. During 2015 the firm was named best North American Compliance firm by CTA Intelligence. Turnkey specializes in the development of money managers and brokerage firms looking to operate under CFTC and NFA jurisdiction. The company is lead by its Founder and President James Bibbings who has personally participated in the formation and launch of several hundred trading entities since Turnkey’s inception. Prior to forming Turnkey, Bibbings worked with the National Futures Association (NFA) as a supervising auditor. His wide array of regulatory knowledge has allowed him to be tapped as an expert witness in US Federal Court Cases related to commodity interest proceedings. He regularly speaks at industry events and has been featured or quoted in a variety of financial news publications. Turnkey is presently the CFTC/NFA consulting firm assisting FundSeeder Technology (www.fundseeder.com) to source and develop traders into emerging money managers.