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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July 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)
FIA Issues Updated Guide to Customer Fund Protections (May 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Discusses Cross-Border Issues (May 23, 2014)
FIA Questions ICE Clear Europe Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (May 16, 2014)
April 2014
FIA Opposes LCH.Clearnet Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (April 11, 2014)
FIA Issues Statement on H.R. 4413, CFTC Reauthorization Bill (April 9, 2014)
FIA Launches SEF Tracker to Measure Swap Trading Activity (April 8, 2014)
FIA Special Report: End-Users Discuss Concerns at CFTC Roundtable (April 7, 2014)
FIA’s Lukken Calls for Regulatory Pragmatism at SIFMA Compliance and Legal Seminar (April 2, 2014)
March 2014
U.S. and European Trade Associations Issue Joint Statement on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Mar. 25, 2014)
FIA Global Elects Directors (Mar. 11, 2014)
FIA Elects Directors and Officers (Mar. 11, 2014)
FIA Volume Report: Global Futures and Options Volume Rose 2.1% to 21.64 Billion in 2013 (Mar. 10, 2014)
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