National Futures Association

National Futures Association

National Futures Association

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300 S RIVERSIDE PLZ STE 1800 CHICAGO IL 60606-6615

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Company Description

National Futures Association (NFA) is the self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, including on-exchange traded futures, retail off-exchange foreign currency (forex) and OTC derivatives (swaps). NFA has developed and enforced rules, provided programs and offered services that safeguard market integrity, protect investors and help our Members meet their regulatory responsibilities and has done so for more than 30 years. Investor confidence is crucial to the success of the derivatives markets, and the best way to gain investor confidence is to demand the highest levels of integrity of all market participants and intermediaries. Membership in NFA is mandatory, assuring that everyone conducting business with the public on the U.S. futures exchanges and in the retail forex marketplace must adhere to the same high standards of professional conduct. NFA membership also is mandatory for swap dealers and major swap participants. NFA's membership currently numbers approximately 3,900 firms and 54,000 associates. NFA is a non-profit, independent regulatory organization. We do not operate any markets. We are not a trade association. We operate at no cost to the taxpayer. We are financed exclusively from membership dues and from assessment fees

Executives & Employees

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, Treasurer's Office

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Associate General Counsel

Assistant General Counsel

Director Information Sys

Managing Director of Operations

Director, Information Systems

Vice President, Registration

Senior Risk Advisor

Associate General Council

Board of Directors

Managing Director & Futures Product Leader at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Former President at Rosenthal Collins Group LLC

Vice Chairman & Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chairman, Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center

Visiting Professor at Princeton University

Chief Investment Officer at Offit Capital Advisors LLC

Former Head-Futures at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.

Chief Strategy Officer at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at R.J. O'Brien & Associates LLC

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