Definitions for "National Futures Association"
Keywords:  cftc, nfa, cpos, fcms, regulatory
NFA. The private-sector, self-regulatory agency of the futures industry, established in 1981.
An industrywide, industry-supported, self-regulatory organization for futures and options markets. The primary responsibilities of the NFA are to enforce ethical standards and customer protection riles, screen futures professional for membership, audit and monitor professionals for financial and general compliance rules and provide for arbitration of futures-related disputes.
A self-regulating US body which registers and regulates those employed in the futures brokerage industry.