|ELLINGTON FINANCIAL INC. filed this Form 8-K on 12/03/2018|
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished by Ellington Financial LLC (the "Company") pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD.
As a consequence of changes in the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") implemented under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, effective as of January 1, 2013, the Company has been operated by Ellington Financial Management LLC (the "Manager") pursuant to a commodity pool operator operational exemption from certain regulatory requirements under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, and the regulations of the CFTC. On December 3, 2018, the Company posted to its website estimates of certain preliminary operating results for the month ended October 31, 2018 required to be disclosed pursuant to CFTC Regulation 4.12(c). These materials can be accessed by going to the Company's website, www.ellingtonfinancial.com, under "For Our Shareholders-CFTC Registration."
In accordance with General Instructions B.2 and B.6 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.