NFA Launches Redesigned BASIC Tool

NFA’s BASIC system is a free due diligence tool on NFA’s website that allows the public to research the background and history of firms and individuals in the derivatives industry. Originally launched in 1999, BASIC contains current and historical CFTC registration and NFA membership information, NFA Member futures commission merchants’ financial data, and NFA, CFTC and Exchange-contributed regulatory information, among other details. On average, there are nearly 200,000 BASIC searches performed each month. In response to feedback collected from BASIC users, NFA launched its updated BASIC system in August 2019. The rebuild incorporates mobile responsiveness, a more robust search, improved…

NIBA Celebrates its 28th Annual Fall Meeting!

Thanks to all who helped make NIBA’s 28th Annual Fall Meeting a success. IIT, Stuart School of Business proved to be a great venue for the full-day of industry experts, exhibit hall sponsors and networking with old and new friends. Thank you to the event sponsors: IIT, Stuart School of Business CME Group Michael Coglianese, CPA Dorman Trading Greenberg Traurig Law Liccar CPA Midland IRA Nanhua USA Ruddy Gregory Law Quick Silver Studios This year’s Exhibit Hall included: Barchart, CME Group, Main St. Data, Midland IRA and the Small Exchange. Electronic take-home bags have been distributed to all registrants. A…

Stay Current with NFA Initiatives in Less Than Five Minutes

Today (8/29), NFA is releasing a new version of its quarterly Board Update Video covering important items from NFA’s August Board Meeting. In less than five minutes, you will hear quick summaries of timely topics such as NFA’s goals, cyber security, rulemaking initiatives and more from a variety of NFA representatives. You will also be directed to helpful resources available on our website for more details. This new streamlined video is just another way for Members to stay abreast of their regulatory obligations. Watch NFA’s August Board Update Video. (Run Time 3:43) To subscribe to NFA’s Board Update Video or…

NIBA/DePaul Summer Symposium Videos

NIBA is pleased to share the video taping of this year’s NIBA/DePaul Summer Symposium.  Thank you again for those who were able to attend in person, we appreciate your support.  If we missed you please enjoy the following videos at your leisure.  Feel free to drop us a line with any comments or feedback. Watch Symposium Here

Tools to Help Grow New Business

CME Group is committed to providing you with tools to help you grow new business. We’ve customized educational offerings in the mediums most conducive to you, including webinars, podcasts, whitepapers, and other digital content that you can promote via your intranet, external website, or in your customer communications. Check out a recent Trader’s Edge video as an example of what we can offer. See everything we have to offer here.

NIBA Chicago Conference Sept 12th

Registration Open for September 12, Illinois Tech Registration is open for NIBA’s Annual Fall Meeting, September 12 at Illinois Tech. Our 28th annual meeting includes a full-day of information, education and networking specifically focused on the issues that you handle in your office daily. Business Sessions Include: 1. Real-Time Compliance – you choose the subjects for our team of experts 2. Industry Disruptors Revealed – threats to operations you need to be aware of 3. Politics in Trading – learn how politics influence the markets 4. Grains Gone Wild – no explanation needed! 5. The Future of Futures – armchair…

Chairman’s Letter – Aug 2019

August Month-Long Food Celebrations: Goat Cheese & Kiwi Fruit NIBA welcomes Main Street Data as an Annual Supporter.  Main Street Data was formed in 2017 to bring precise data to the agriculture world.  While data has improved in many other industries, agriculture remains behind the curve – and Main Street Data is here to change that. You can meet representatives of Main Street Data in our Exhibit Hall, at NIBA’s 28th Annual Fall Members Meeting. To become an Annual Supporter, contact me or Mike Burke, [email protected] The effective date of amendments to compliance rules and NFA interpretive notices which expressly…

Disruptive Trading Practices

Disruptive trading practices are prohibited and specifically addressed within CME rules and regulations.  CME Group’s Market Regulation team has created the following educational course on Distruptive Practices Prohibited.  If you have a few minutes it’s worth a look. Market Regulation: Disruptive Practices Prohibited – Spoofing...

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