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DC Fintech Week Roundup

Fintech Week 2020 hosted by the IFM and Georgetown University Law Center was a tremendous success and had more global participants than ever with the support of CoinDesk Live, the Atlantic Council, VISA and the CFTC.

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New, Virtual Courses

The IFM is rolling our a series of live, virtual courses that are cost-effective to deliver and more affordable for learners.

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Upcoming Events


Fundamentals of Futures & Options Course (applicable to Series 3 Exam)

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Fundamentals of Futures & Options Course (applicable to Series 3 Exam)

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Online Live
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Resources

FIA

FIA is the global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets, with offices in Washington, London, Brussels and Singapore.

Futures Fundamentals

Free education: With clear, easy-to-understand content, the Futures Fundamentals’ website explains the role futures play in our everyday lives and the importance of derivatives markets.

CFTC

As a government agency, the CFTC promotes the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the U.S. derivatives markets through sound regulation.

NFA Basic

NFA’s BASIC provides background information about firms and individuals in the derivatives industry, as well as regulatory and non-regulatory actions.