NFA's Role in the U.S. Futures Industry
How NFA Fights Fraud and Abuse
Resources for Investors
Making Self-Regulation Work
Meeting the Regulatory Needs of an Evolving Industry
In 1982, NFA began its mission to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. futures industry and protect investors. More than two decades later, the futures industry is a thriving, integral part of the country's economy. Trading volume on the nation's futures exchanges continues to set new records. At the same time, the number of customer complaints have decreased dramatically, a direct result of the collaborative work done by NFA, the CFTC and the futures exchanges to ensure the integrity of the markets.
As the financial markets have evolved, NFA has taken a leading role in addressing new regulatory issues and has earned a worldwide reputation as a model for self-regulation. Every year NFA hosts visitors from many countries wanting to learn more about NFA's self-regulatory structure and methodology. NFA has also provided formal training programs to regulators, government officials and exchange representatives from several countries.
In today's rapidly changing marketplace, the need for regulation that is both effective and efficient has never been greater. NFA pledges to always strive to be a unique and exemplary self-regulatory organization.
We are confident that we have the experience and expertise to meet whatever regulatory challenges may arise. We are first, foremost and only a regulatory body devoted to investor protection and market integrity.
You can file a complaint online. Be sure to include as much information as you can.
You can check the registration status and disciplinary history of any futures firm or individual.
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