FIA membership is corporate, so all staff at our member firms are eligible to take advantage of the following benefits:
Policy Development. Members can participate in the divisions (U.S.), committees and working groups involved in the development of regulatory policy initiatives and stay up to date with issues that could impact their business.
Advocacy and Access. Members directly benefit from the extensive access to policymakers and regulators that FIA offers, as well as our advocacy efforts aimed at strengthening and growing our industry.
FIA staff at your call. Covering the Americas, Europe and Asia, our staff becomes an extension of your staff by providing answers to questions, making connections with other industry professionals and sharing insights on industry developments and regulatory changes.
Market Information. FIA delivers updates and education via a variety of channels, including newsletters, MarketVoice magazine, and webinars. The corporate nature of membership means that any staff at member firms can subscribe individually to specific and relevant updates.
Documentation. FIA works closely with member firms to develop industry-standard agreements and other documentation that all market participants can use to support their trading and clearing functions as well as ensure regulatory compliance in different jurisdictions. These include standard give-up agreements, client clearing and execution agreements, risk disclosure statements and exchange-specific agreements, as well as legal opinions.
Operational Efficiency Projects. Members can participate in the design and development of systems and services that provide industry-wide efficiencies.
Data. Access industry data covering levels of trading activity on exchanges and swap execution facilities as well as the number of clearing firms in the U.S. and market share.
Webinars. Members can participate in live webinars designed to keep you abreast of industry and regulatory developments in all regions or listen at your convenience from our library of webinars.
Training. FIA Training delivers valuable learning opportunities that cover important topics like market conduct and compliance. Developed by industry professionals, FIA Training helps market participants better understand the way markets work and the rules that protect them.
Networking. FIA’s global conferences and regional events allow members to connect with colleagues and business prospects. Membership of FIA means discounted access to conferences and sponsorship opportunities. Additionally, FIA hosts a number of member-only briefings throughout the year.
Conference registration. Members receive discounts on conference registrations for any conference in the world along with substantial discounts for sponsorship and exhibitor packages.
Member-only events. Attend member-only events focused on new developments in the industry, held throughout the year across all regions.
Contacts. Your membership of FIA gives you the ability to establish contacts all over the world. Have a question about a market practice in Asia? Need to know how MiFID II will impact your business? Does the CFTC address cybersecurity? Take advantage of your FIA network to answer questions you may have.