Markets help utilities manage short-term price risks and plan investment decisions.

Markets help farmers counter geopolitical risk and reduce income uncertainty.

Markets help pension funds diversify portfolios and provide financial security to retirees.

Markets help factories cope with rate fluctuations in currencies and metals.

Markets help more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies manage commercial or market risks.

Markets help producers weather climate events that impact supply & demand.

We help people understand derivatives markets.


Free Workshop in Chicago

We are pleased to sponsor two free workshops at FIA 35th Annual Futures and Options Expo.   Each workshop is 90 minutes in duration, which leaves plenty of time to also visit the Expo Trade Show Floor. Whether it's ground-breaking fintech startups in the Innovators Pavilion, building partnerships or spotting trends —it's on the Trade Show Floor.

DC Fintech Week 2019

IFM together with IIEL at Georgetown University Law Center and CQ Roll Call are co-hosting this unique global policy forum which features one-on-one, candid conversations with top-level executives at U.S., UK and other international regulatory agencies and central banks

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Upcoming Events

DC Fintech Week 2019

Location varies each day. Click for details.
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FREE | Discovering the New Digital Asset Frontier: Cryptos, Blockchain & DLT

FIA Expo, Chicago Hilton, 720 S Michigan Ave.
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FREE | Hedging Risk in Volatile Times

FIA Expo, Chicago Hilton, 720 S Michigan Ave.
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With offices in Washington, London, Brussels 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.

Futures Fundamentals

An industry-wide educational initiative where you can learn the ins and outs of the complex but vital derivatives marketplace.