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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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FREE: telephone/e-mail/Skype tutoring service for our students. Many of our courses are offered in a print version, as well as an online version. Combo packs can be purchased for greater value.

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Updates to NFA Interpretive Notice for Compliance Rule 2-9 become effective Jan. 1, 2020

Compliance Rule 2-9: Supervision of Branch Offices and Guaranteed IBs, which establishes minimum requirements for supervision of branch offices and guaranteed IBs, has been updated for technological advances and to incorporate existing information systems security program, AML, and bunched order requirements. The NFA's aim is to provide Members increased flexibility while maintaining robust supervision, surveillance, and annual inspection requirements for branch offices and guaranteed IBs. The new interpretive notice replaces the existing one, effective January 1, 2020.

FinCEN has updated its list of Jurisdictions with AML/CFT Deficiencies

FinCEN issued an advisory announcing that the FATF list of jurisdictions with AML/CFT deficiencies has been updated. NFA instructs its FCM and IB Members to review the updated list and revise their AML programs as necessary. The advisory can be viewed on the FinCEN web site.

Forex Minimum Security Deposit Increase

Effective September 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CT, security deposits for both new and existing positions in Turkish Lira and South African Rand have been increased and remain in effect until further notice. Turkish Lira security deposits are now 12%, and South African Rand security deposits are 7%.