The team at Nath Solicitors has spent years working in the City of London and internationally. During this time we have developed an expertise in advising on introducing broker agreements.
Our well-developed relationships with Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) help us create and negotiate robust introducing broker agreements for FCM firms and introducing brokers (IBs).
What are the key terms of IB agreements?
We understand the interplay between FCMs and IBs. Our effectiveness in this niche area is largely as a result of reflecting these complex relationships in the contracts we draft. This means ensuring that any FCM/IB agreement contains clauses that regulate:
- the profit margin charged by the FCM to the IB
- disputes resolution clauses
- the products with which the FCM works
- how and when rebates and commissions will be paid
- the marketing resources available
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulation
The FCA strictly regulates IBs and FCMs. FCMs must be authorised by the FCA and all IB agreements must contain specific provisions regarding continued compliance with FCA requirements.
Our role extends to ensuring that our contracts are compliant with both UK and international regulations and policies, providing our clients with complete confidence in their agreements.
To discuss how we can assist you with introducing broker agreements, please call our London office on 0203 670 5540 or contact us online.