Introduction to the National Futures Association

What Role does the NFA Play in Commodity Trading?

National Futures AssociationNational Futures Association (NFA) is the industry-wide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. futures industry.  The purpose of the NFA is to develop regulatory rules, programs and services that work toward safeguarding the integrity of the futures markets.  In turn, the NFA strives to protect retail investors from fraudulent commodity trading scams and helps the compliant members meet their regulatory responsibilities.

  1. The pamphlet below discusses the following topics:
  2. NFA's Role in the Futures Industry
  3. How the NFA fights futures market fraud and abuse
  4. Resources for futures traders
  5. Futures trading dispute resolution
  6. Maintaining Integrity in self regulation of the futures industry
  7. Regulatory goals of the NFA

Click here to read about the NFA's role in the futures industry.




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