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IFM Chairman Re-elected

Michael C. Dawley is re-elected to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the IFM. Dawley, a well-known financial industry leader, businessman and philanthropist, takes a special interest in education and civic development.

Mark Your Calendar for DC Fintech Week 2020

This conference quite literally disrupts the others. As a free, world-class forum boasting the top movers, decision makers and innovators in the space, our sessions aim to raise the public's understanding of the emerging technologies shaping the future.

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Upcoming Events


Fundamentals of Futures & Options / Series 3 Exam Course

Location
1 New York Plaza, Ste 4300, New York, NY 10004
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Energy Derivatives Trading Bootcamp

Location
20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
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Making Sense of Credit Default Swaps

Location
575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022
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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.