Swiss Futures and Options Association
|Swiss Futures and Options Association|
|Products||Advocacy association for futures (and options) industry, reports, publications, conferences|
The Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA) held its inugural meeting in 1980 as the Swiss Commodities Industry Association, adding "futures" and "options" to its name (Swiss Commodity Futures and Options Association - SCFOA) before adopting its current name in 1997.
The association was founded as a non-profit professional association for the purpose of promoting derivative financial instruments, particularly standard futures and options contracts on financial instruments and commodities, to the widest possible audience.
Each year since 1998, the association has held its annual autumn meeting, generally in Bürgenstock, Switzerland, hosting institutional professionals and exchange officials, and covering pertinent issues relating to the markets, regulation and competition. In 2008, it was held in Interlaken, Switzerland.