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.

FIA’s US Documentation Library contains a wide range of guidance documents and template agreements and disclosures. These include standard give-up agreements, client clearing and execution agreements, risk disclosure statements and a number of exchange-specific agreements.

FIA’s CCP Risk Review™ summarizes the rules and procedures of CCPs worldwide. Written in practical, comparative terms and incorporating key implications of applicable law where relevant, the FIA CCP Risk Review assists market participants and regulators in scrutinizing and understanding the risks relating to CCPs, for both clearing members and clients.

FIA’s European Documentation Library puts valuable legal opinions and client terms of business at your fingertips. This documentation helps you meet regulatory requirements and/or common commercial objectives such as facilitating commercial dealings or addressing areas of capital or risk.

Documentation News

  • FIA New Member Profile – Google Cloud

    Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions to help them solve their most critical business problems.

  • How recent US political changes will affect derivatives markets

    In November, Democrats reclaimed the White House and held their control over the US House of Representatives. Then in January, the party gained two seats in Senate through a runoff election in Georgia, dividing power 50-50 between the two parties. Here's a look at changes in leadership and potential priorities for Congress in 2021 and beyond.

  • People News – December/January 2021

    Appointments, promotions and other people news in the derivatives industry

  • CEO Insight - China's evolution is a trend to watch in 2021

    Increased international participation is good for all derivatives market participants

  • CFTC advisory committee examines impact of COVID-19 on global clearing

    On 17 December, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission hosted a meeting of its Global Markets Advisory Committee to review the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on derivatives clearing and to discuss regulatory developments in 2020 related to markets.

  • Brexit end game: state of play for financial firms

    An overview of what has changed and what issues are outstanding as the transition period draws to a close