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CFTC Commissioner to Attend Smart Financial Regulation Roundtable

The Honorable Rostin Behnam of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will join us for a fireside chat on the implications of cryptocurrency regulation on April 11 on Capitol Hill. See a complete list of speakers and program details here.

Report: Regulating the Derivatives Markets

The New Rules Of The Road report summarizes conference discussions at the November 2-3, 2017 roundtable which focused on three major regulatory themes: the economic impact of regulations, how best to enforce rules, and the future of regulation and how technology will play a role.

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With offices in Washington, London and Singapore, FIA is the global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets.

NFA Basic

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

CFTC Smartcheck

CFTC SmartCheck offers access to free tools to check the background of financial professionals and stay informed on the latest fraud schemes.


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