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Center for Futures Education, Inc. has been providing futures training courses and self-study materials for more than 30 years. Our customers find that we have high-quality, well-written material that is easy to understand and teaches you what you need to know for your exam, or for basic trading techniques. We offer courses to prepare you for the NFA Series 3 exam and Series 34 exam, as well as the Series 30 exam and Series 31 exam. We also offer flexible-length Futures Ethics Training that lets you document your initial or periodic training for purposes of NFA audits. Training in Anti-Money Laundering regulations is also offered.
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NFA Announces Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for system logins
All NFA systems will be updated on May 1, 2023. The updates will include adding MFA to the current username and password login credentials. MFA will be via time-based one-time passcodes delivered by e-mail, text, or an authentication app. Enrollment in MFA will be prompted for upon first login to an NFA system on or after the rollout phase date. Those interested in attending an educational webinar (on Thursday, April 27 at 9:00 a.m. CT) demonstrating the MFA login process must pre-register here. NFA's FAQs have MFA requirement information listed, and a transcript and archive of the webinar will also be posted on NFA's web site in late May.
Engaged in Digital Asset Commodity Activities? New NFA requirements!
Compliance Rule 2-51, effective May 31, 2023, requires anti-fraud, just and equitable principles of trade, and supervision standards for NFA Members and Associates engaging in Bitcoin and Ether digital asset commodity activities. In addition, Rule 2-51 incorporates present requirements enumerated in Interpretive Notice 9073, Disclosure Requirements for NFA Members Engaging in Virtual Currency Activities.
FinCEN suspended the membership of the Russian Federation in FATF
FinCEN suspended the membership of the Russian Federation in FATF on March 9, 2023. In addition, it updated its list of deficient jurisdiction regarding AML/CFT. FCMs and IBs should update their AML programs to include this revised FinCEN pronouncement.