Key Features & Regulatory Framework of the London Metal Exchange

an FIA Training Course

This course is intended to familiarize new and existing London Metal Exchange (LME) market participants with key features of the LME market and essential rules and regulatory requirements. Topics include member types and privileges, prompt date structure, lending rules, market abuse regulations, reporting, and post-trade functions. The course was written and reviewed by LME with input from FIA members, so you can be confident that the material presented is what you need to help train internal staff and customers.

The LME Course is divided into four sections:

  • Market Structure
  • Essential Rules for LME Traders
  • Position Management Arrangements
  • Essential Rules for LME Operations

Learners can take all sections or be assigned certain sections depending on their responsibilities within their organization. The course includes interactive exercises to test comprehension of each section. A certificate will be made available after completion of the course.

Course Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

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Individual learners can access FIA Training courses on a fee per course basis.

FIA Member $60.00

Non-Member $70.00


FIA Training courses are available to companies who would like to take advantage of volume discounts to enroll their staff in our courses. The Corporate Administrator provides a list of individuals within the company who will be taking the course (learners). The FIA administrator will contact each user with a password to access the course. The Corporate Administrator can receive regular reports on who has completed the course from the FIA Administrator. Prices are specific to each course.

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