The FIA Law & Compliance Division monitors legal and regulatory developments affecting the futures and derivatives industry, assisting FIA in providing information to help relevant regulators and courts make decisions that affect the futures and cleared swaps community. The division discusses issues with U.S. and International regulators and exchanges and prepares comment letters, position papers, and court briefs when appropriate. Over 600 industry professionals are members of the division.
Division members address industry issues through conferences, meetings and regular luncheons in Chicago and New York. The FIA Law & Compliance Division sponsors a two-day conference each spring which attracts more than 700 industry participants and representatives from regulatory agencies to discuss current legal and compliance issues.