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Qualification

Published on 25 May 2017 by the Bank for International Settlements Foreign Exchange Working Group, the FX Global Code (FXGC) provides a common set of principles and guidelines to promote the integrity and effective functioning of the wholesale foreign exchange market.

The ACI FX Global Code Certificate offers formal testing and qualification of an individual’s comprehensive understanding of the 6 themes and 55 principles set out in the Code, testing practical application of aligned best market practices with real ‘use case’ scenarios.

The Certificate is an excellent first step to demonstrating adherence to the new Global Code to relevant competent authorities and a potential differentiator in respect of ‘Code compliance’ and career development.

This programme is designed for all Market Participants defined by the Global Code, including:

  • Financial market participants across buy side, sell side and intermediary institutions
  • Regulators and central banks
  • Middle office and operations personnel
  • Compliance and risk officers

The break-down of the exam questions per topic is as follows:

No. Topic Number of questions
1 Introduction 2
2 Ethics 2
3 Governance 6
4 Execution 8
5 Information Sharing 6
6 Risk Management & Compliance 8
7 Confirmation & Settlement 8
  Total 40

Please contact us for a copy of the full syllabus and learning objectives, as published by ACI Education in July 2018.