IFM Elects New Board of Trustees

At its annual meeting on March 11, 2015 in Florida, IFM re-elected Peter Borish (Quad Capital), John Damgard (retired) and Arthur Hahn (Katten Muchin Rosenman) to each serve a three-year term as Trustees. Daniel Driscoll (National Futures Association) and Gary DeWaal (Katten Muchin Rosenman) were elected as Secretary/Treasurer and Vice Chairman, respectively. Also, Michael Dawley (Goldman Sachs) was re-appointed as Chairman to serve for another one-year term

IFM Hosted Derivatives Market Symposium on Capitol Hill

The Institute hosted a non-partisan, non-ideologically driven educational forum on futures and cleared swaps markets for Congressional and Committee Staff. The program featured academic and industry experts, CFTC Chairman Massad, Commissioner Wetjen along with several former CFTC Commissioners.

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IFM provides consolidated source for global position limits and related regulatory data for more than 30,000 forwards, futures, options on futures, swaps and equity options products. Read brochure.

Customized Education

IFM's in-house training programs allow your staff to develop and refine important workplace skills and knowledge, without the expense and inconvenience of travel and time away from the office. Whether it is for new recruits, experienced professionals or C-suite executives, IFM delivers relevant and effective education to fulfill your needs.

Calculate Client Fees, Reconcile Exchange Invoice & Reduce Errors

Quoting clients, calculating commission, and reconciling trading fees are quicker and more economical with help from the IFM. 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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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 current articles or search the RFM Archives back to 1950.

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