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New for 2024: LME Training Content Updated

The training content on the rules and regulatory requirements for the London Metal Exchange (LME) has been updated to accommodate recent changes.  All global exchange courses are regularly reviewed by the exchange compliance departments to ensure relevancy.

ICE US Exchange Course Updated

Our online training course, “Rules & Regulatory Guidance for ICE US.” has been updated to include important information on ICE position limits. Jointly developed with ICE exchange, the course helps market users understand and comply with various compliance rules to avoid enforcement action. 

Upcoming Events

Clearing 101: Exchanges, Clearinghouses and CCPs

Virtual Workshop. 90-minute sessions on 2 days.
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Energy Derivatives Trading Bootcamp

Virtual Workshop. 120-minute sessions on 5 days.
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Fundamentals of Futures & Options (& applicable to NFA Series 3 Exam)

Virtual Live. 2-hour sessions on 5 days.
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FIA is the global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets, with offices in Washington, London, Brussels and Singapore.

Futures Fundamentals

Free education: With clear, easy-to-understand content, the Futures Fundamentals’ website explains the role futures play in our everyday lives and the importance of derivatives markets.


As a government agency, the CFTC promotes the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the U.S. derivatives markets through sound regulation.

NFA Basic

NFA’s BASIC provides background information about firms and individuals in the derivatives industry, as well as regulatory and non-regulatory actions.