Basic, Intermediate & Expert Level Courses

Sep.18, 2014 Sold Out
Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

Sep.24, 2014 Sold Out
Lifecycle-Listed & OTC Derivatives Trades

Oct.1-2, 2014
Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

Oct.7-8, 2014
Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

Oct.9, 2014
Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

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IFM to Host Derivatives Market Symposium on Capitol Hill
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sept. 15

The Institute will host a non-partisan, non-ideologically driven educational forum on futures and cleared swaps markets for Members of Congress, Congressional and Committee Staff at the Capitol Visitor Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., September 15. The program features academic and industry experts, CFTC Commissioner Wetjen along with several former CFTC Commissioners. The Keynote Lunch features CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad. The event will help attendees build their knowledge base to better understand and respond to legislative issues regarding futures, options on futures and cleared swap markets.


RSVP to attend (Congressional Members and Staff only. No media.)

Security Screening & Directions

Need Help with Position Limits and Compliance?

IFM provides consolidated source for global position limits and related regulatory data for more than 25,000 forwards, futures, options on futures, swaps and equity options products. Read brochure.

IFM Courses Approved for Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) CPE Credits

IFM makes it easy for GARP certified Financial Risk Managers (FRM) and Energy Risk Professionals (ERP) to meet their continuing education requirements through risk-relevant courses.
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Futures Industry Releases Insurance Study

The Institute for Financial Markets, CME Group, Futures Industry Association and National Futures Association today announced the release of a study on the economic feasibility of adopting an insurance regime for the U.S. futures industry.
Compass Lexecon, a consulting firm that specializes in the application of economics to legal, regulatory, and policy issues, conducted the independent study. Executive summary & full text of the study

Review of Futures Markets: Innovative Research on Derivatives

This IFM-supported quarterly journal publishes the latest research on derivatives trading and futures market industry.
Read Abstracts 2007-2014
Search Archives 1950-2007

Exchange Fees Databank Helps Firms Determine Trading Fees and Reduce Errors

Quoting clients, calculating commission, and reconciling trading fees are quicker and more economical with help from the IFM. Read brochure.

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