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Our Mission

NFA is the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, providing innovative and effective regulatory programs.

Designated by the CFTC as a registered futures association, NFA strives every day to safeguard the integrity of the derivatives markets, protect investors and ensure Members meet their regulatory responsibilities.

Swaps Proficiency Requirements

NFA's Swaps Proficiency Requirements will launch online on January 31, 2020. Each NFA Member with associated persons required to take these requirements must designate at least one Swaps Proficiency Requirements Administrator (SPR Admin) who will coordinate enrollment and track progress.

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Conduct Due Diligence - BASIC

BASIC is a free tool that Members and investors can use to research the background of derivatives industry professionals. Whether you are an investor thinking about opening a futures account or an NFA Member contemplating a new business relationship, BASIC can be a valuable resource.

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Enforcement & Registration Actions

NFA has the authority to take disciplinary actions against any Member or Associate that violates its rules. If an NFA Member or Associate engages in conduct that puts customers, the futures markets, or other Members at risk, immediate action will be taken accordingly.

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