Recent News

Revision of the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) - The Possible Inclusion of Spot FX

2 weeks ago

Final Report on MAR revision published by ESMA on 23/09/2020.

On September 23rd, 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authorities (ESMA) published their final report on the MAR revision, which will ‘feed into’ the European Commission’s review of MAR and will assist legislative amendments to MAR. The Report is the first in-depth review of the functioning of MAR since its implementation in 2016. The European Commission must now, as part of the general review, decide if Spot FX should be covered by MAR.

Join ACI FMA LinkedIn Community

3 weeks ago

ACI FMA has reached another milestone on our new LinkedIn page and currently counts with more than 2.500 followers!

This is a great achievement, but we aim to have a stronger presence on Social Media platforms, taking ACI FMA a step further and bringing extra information to our members.

GFXC meets via videoconference to discuss the progress of the FX Global Code review, trading conditions and settlement risk

4 weeks ago

The Global Foreign Exchange Committee published an important press release today. The Committee has met to discuss the progress of the FX Global Code review, trading conditions and settlement risk.

For further information, please consult the complete press release below.

ACI FMA Insights Newsletter

1 month ago

We are delighted to inform that the 2nd edition of ACI FMA Insights Newsletter has been launched and it's now available!

In this new number, you can find important contributions from ACI FMA key players and a very interesting statement from David Clark, who dedicated 50 years to ACI FMA.

As mentioned before, the objective of the Newsletter is to bring news and updates from ACI FMA activity to all our global ACI members, on a quarterly basis.

ACI Certified Market Professional (ACICMP®) Trade Mark

2 months ago

Did you know that holders of the ACI Diplomas obtain the ACICMP® Trade Mark?

ACI FMA has registered the ACICMP® Trade Mark with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as a Certificate of Registration for candidates that pass the ACI Diplomas.

FX Global Code for ACI CEE – Webinar Programme

2 months ago

ACI FMA is committed to enhance the knowledge of the FX Global Code by individual Market Participants in the FX Market.


Therefore, from 17th September to 15th October 2020, we will be running a Webinar Programme on the FX Global Code for Market Participants in ACI Central and Eastern Europe.


ACI FMA submits a further Amicus Brief on Mark Johnson’s case to the US Supreme Court

2 months ago

ACI FMA continues to believe that important issues are raised by the Mark Johnson case that require resolution.

Dealers globally have a right to have legal certainty when executing trades and confidence in the legal agreements they use. ACI FMA believes the current verdict denies them that certainty and this could have profound repercussions for the US FX market and implications for any trades that use the United States Dollar.

ACI South Africa Annual General Meeting 2020

3 months ago

ACI South Africa held its first "virtual" AGM on the 8th July 2020.

Using Microsoft Teams as the platform, the ACI South Africa Board successfully presented to its membership the status of the association in the country as well as its plans for the year ahead.

As with so many organisations, the impact of Covid-19 has swept through our markets and forced these virtual meetings to become the new normal.

Updated: New ACI FMA and ELAC Videos

3 months ago

ACI FMA has worked on the production of new Videos, aimed at introducing the Association and our ELAC Portal.


These Videos will be helpful to whomever wants to know more about us and our services, now with two additional Videos that were developed with the objective to present the ELAC Portal in more detail:

ACI FMA Remote Council Meeting, 17th June 2020

3 months ago

For the 1st time in ACI FMA's history and due to COVID-19 outbreak, the Council meeting was successfully held remotely.

The meeting took place last 17th of June, via video conference and was attended by more than 40 participants.

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