Forex Regulation

National Futures Association (NFA)

The National Futures Association (NFA) is a self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, including futures trading.


The National Futures Association (NFA) is the industry-wide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, providing innovative and effective regulatory programs. It safeguards the integrity of the derivatives markets, protects investors, and ensures Members meet their regulatory responsibilities. It also offers a free tool called BASIC that Members and investors can use to research the background of derivatives industry professionals. Whether you are an investor thinking about opening a futures account or an NFA Member contemplating a new business relationship, BASIC can be a valuable resource.