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

  • CFTC, SEC hold first-ever joint meeting to discuss margin-related harmonization 

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission held their first-ever joint public meeting on 22 October.

  • SGX's Bull Charge Charity Run goes virtual

    SGX's virtual charity run will take place from October 30 to November 13 and is open to both local and international participants

  • CFTC approves final rule on speculative position limits for commodity derivatives

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved a final rulemaking on speculative position limits for commodity derivatives via a 3-2 vote at an open meeting on 15 October.

  • FIA New Member Profile – ICE Futures Abu Dhabi

    ICE Futures Abu Dhabi is a derivatives exchange located in the Abu Dhabi Global Market and will offer the world’s first Murban Crude futures contract.

  • FIA New Member Profile – Telstra

    Telstra is a leading telecommunications and technology company with a global network of over 250,000 miles, offering access to 26 cable systems, multiple cable landing stations and more than 2,000 points of presence around the world.

  • On diversity issues, “we can’t just talk about change then do nothing”

    People who have not embraced inclusion will lose credibility and it will limit their career progression, says Meher Sutaria, Global Head of Equities Regulatory Reporting and EMEA Head of Global Clearing Operations at JP Morgan.