FIA Updates Customer Funds Protection Guide

FIA issued an updated version of its guide to the rules and regulations for U.S customer fund protections. The guide provides futures commission merchants and their customers with simple, easy-to-use information about how customer funds are protected in futures and cleared swaps markets.
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October 2014
Walt Lukken Congratulates FIA Member R.J. O’Brien on Centennial (Oct. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Examines FX Clearing Mandate (Oct. 10, 2014)
FIA Responds to FinCEN Ownership Identification Rule (Oct. 2, 2014)
FIA’s Sixth SEF Tracker Shows Continued Growth in FX Trading (Oct 2, 2014)
September 2014
FIA Global CCP Rulebook Review Will Provide Comprehensive Guide to Clearinghouse Rules (Sept. 25, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Proposes Margin Rule, Finalizes Rule on Swaps with Utilities (Sept. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC's Massad Discusses Talks with EU on CCP Recognition (Sept. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: Court Dismisses Part of CFTC Cross-Border Case, Orders Cost-Benefit Review (Sept. 16, 2014)
August 2014
FIA's Fifth SEF Tracker Allows Users to Analyze Underlying Data (Aug. 28, 2014)
FIA and FIA PTG Comment on CFTC Market Surveillance Program (Aug. 4, 2014)
FIA Seeks Clarification on Ukraine Sanctions (Aug. 1, 2014)
July 2014
FIA Files Supplemental Comment on Position Limits (July 31, 2014)
Statement from FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken on the Resignation of CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia (July 21, 2014)
FIA Elects New Chairman and Two New Board Members (July 18, 2014)
FIA’s Fourth SEF Tracker Shows Higher Volume on Swap Execution Facilities (July 9, 2014)
June 2014
CFTC Further Extends the Reopened Comment Period for its Rulemaking Proposals on Position Limits for Physical Commodity Derivatives and Aggregation (June 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill (June 24, 2014)
FIA Statement on House Vote to Reauthorize the CFTC (June 24, 2014)
FIA Issues Third SEF Tracker Report on Swap Trading Activity (June 11, 2014)
FIA CEO Walt Lukken Congratulates New CFTC Commissioners (June 3, 2014)
May 2014
FIA’s Lukken Discusses Global Trends at Shanghai Derivatives Market Forum (May 28, 2014)
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