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ESG Derivatives Education

The innovation and use of ESG derivatives continues to grow expotentially as organizations look for ways to transition to a sustainable economy.   To help understand how ESG derivatives are used in a sustainability strategy, the IFM offers a virtual, live course that provides foundational information on ESG markets and related products that can be used to hedge exposure and and manage a sustainability footprint.

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IFM Welcomes New Trustee

The IFM is pleased to welcome Alicia Crighton to the Board of Trustees. Crighton is a Managing Director and the Global Co-head of Futures at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC. She also is the Head of the Prime Services Clearing, Futures Clearing, and Cleared Swaps businesses for the firm —a U.S.-based, multinational investment bank and financial services company.

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Upcoming Events


Clearing 101: Exchanges, Clearinghouses and CCPs

Location
Virtual Workshop. 90-minute sessions on 2 days.
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Fundamentals of Futures & Options (also applicable to NFA Series 3 Exam)

Location
Virtual Live. 2-hour sessions on 5 days.
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Derivatives Markets Go Green: ESG, Emissions Trading & More

Location
Virtual Workshop. 120-minute sessions on 2 days.
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Resources

FIA

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.

CFTC

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.