Members

Our members are divided into categories ‘A’ & ‘B’ (institutional & corporate voting members, represented by one voting delegate) and ‘C’ members (individual persons, non-voting). To apply for membership please click here.

The Association offers the following types of membership:

Type “A” Members
Exchanges, CCPs, FCMs, banks and financial firms
3000 CHF per annum
Voting

This category includes:

  • any exchange or clearing organization in that is subject to state regulation, as well as Swiss or foreign professional associations whose purposes or activities are, either directly or indirectly, close to those of the Association;
  • commission houses, clearing brokers, banks and financial institutions with clearing membership and, more generally, any company which is or represents a commission house and holds a membership at a recognized futures and options exchange;
  • brokers, i.e. persons or bodies with no direct access to an exchange for their trading and/or their clearing operations, but whose activity is to trade on behalf of their clients, and whose ethics and/or reputation are comparable to those of a commission house linked to an exchange;
  • Banks and financial institutions;
  • Insurance companies;
  • Pension funds;
  • any financial firm or institution which, on its own account, conducts forward or spot transactions on an official or secondary market (including commodity markets and all types of derivatives markets) in order to hedge their business risks.

Type “A” Members include:

Alpha PetroVision Holding AG

Amperestrasse 3
8037 Zurich
Switzerland

Website:www.alpha-petrovision.com

Credit Suisse

ZUHA, Uetlibergstrasse 231
8070 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.credit-suisse.com

ICE Futures Europe

5th Floor, Milton Gate
60 Chiswel Street
London EC1Y 4SA
United Kingdom

Website: www.theice.com/futures-europe

MKS (Switzerland) SA

10, promenade St-Antoine
P.O. Box 3470
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland

Website: www.mks.ch

Société Générale Corporate and Investment Bank

52-60 Av des Champs-Elysees
Paris 75008
France

Website: cib.societegenerale.com

SIX Swiss Exchange AG

Selnaustrasse 30
8001 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.six-group.com

Union Bancaire Privee

96-98, rue du Rhône
1211 Geneva
Switzerland

Website: www.ubp.ch

India INX

India International Exchange
IFSC Ltd
101, 1st Floor Hiranandani
Signature tower, Gift City IFSC
Gandhinagar 382355
Gujarat, India

Website: www.indiainx.com

Nepal Bullion Exchange

Sanogaucharon
Gyaneshwor 33
Katmandu
Nepal

Website: www.nepalbullionexchange.com

Bank Vontobel AG

Bleicherweg 21
8022 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.vontobel.ch

EFG Bank

Via Massimiliano Magatti 2
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Website: www.efgbank.com 

Eurex

Loewenstrasse 3
8021 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.eurexchange.com

Lombard Odier et Cie SA

Rue de la Corraterie 11
1204 Geneva
Switzerland

Website: www.lombardodier.com

Optiver Services BV

Atrium Building – Strawinskylaan 3095-II
Amsterdam
Netherlands

Website: www.optiver.com

SCB Starsupply CDY

Les Hauts de St. Jean
1260 Nyon
Switzerland

Website: www.starsupply.ch

SIX Structured Products Exchange Ltd

Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.six-structured-products.com

Taiwan Futures Exchange

14fl., Roosevelt Rd. 100 , SEC 2
Taipei 100
Taiwan, R.O.C.

Website: www.taifex.com

UBS AG

Europastrasse 1
8098 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.ubs.com

'B' membership - join online


Type “B” Members

Commodity trading companies, advisory firms and others
1500 CHF per annum
Voting

This category includes:

  • Non-bank/financial companies who are primarily involved in physical commodity trading who only use instruments for hedging purposes. More generally companies which do not operate primarily in a finance or exchange capacity but which carry out activities that are directly or indirectly linked to the commodities and derivatives markets, including service companies, companies whose business is futures and options exchange information publishing, advisory services including law firms and accounting firms as well as commodity market support service companies, trust accountants, and IT service companies.

Type “B” Members include:

Cinnober Financial Technology AB

Kungsgatan 36
111 35 Stockholm
Sweden

Website: www.cinnober.com

PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd

Birchstrasse 160
8050 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.pwc.com

Allegro Development Corporation

10, rue de la Croix-d’Or
1204 Geneva
Switzerland

Website:www.allegrodev.com

Trading Technologies

2 America Square, London EC3N 2LU
United Kingdom

Website:www.tradingtechnologies.com

Sapient

Eden House 8 Spital Square
London, E1 6DU
United Kingdom

Website: www.sapientglobalmarkets.com/

Covington & Burling LLP

One Citycenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956

Website: www.cov.com

itarle AG

Seedammstrasse 3
8808 Pfäffikon SZ
Switzerland

Website: www.itarle.com

Fidessa

1, Old Jewry,
London,
EC2B 8DN

Website: www.fidessa.com

Oliver Wyman

Tessinerplaz. 5
8027 Zurich
Switzerland

Website: www.OliverWyman.com

Integral Petroleum SA

6, Rue de la Confédération 1204
Geneva
Switzerland

Website: www.integral-petroleum.ch

Type “C” Members
Individuals working in the industry
250 CHF per annum (free of charge for honorary members)
Non-voting

This category includes:

  • individual members, i.e. private individuals who wish to be members in their own right without reference to any corporate employment but who carry out activities that are directly or indirectly linked to the commodities or derivatives markets as for example, private consultants, journalists, academic researchers, sole account traders, accountants, lawyers. These persons are only eligible for membership providing they have not been in full-time employment with any company which has cancelled a Type ‘A’ or Type ‘B’ membership at any time during the preceding 12 months or which cancels its membership within 3 months following the admission of the individual member. This category also includes honorary members, shown below. These members are invited in recognition of their service to the industry and/or to the Association. All ‘C’ members are non-voting members.

John M Damgard
former President
Futures Industry Association

William J. Brodsky
Executive Chairman of the Board
CBOE

Leo Melamed
Chairman & CEO
Melamed & Associates

Ferdinand Prisi
Founding Member
Honorary Past Chairman
SFOA

Carol Gregoir
Honorory Past Secretary-General
SFOA

François Bouclier
Director
Société Générale Corporate and Investment Bank

Daniel Grossrieder
Executive Director
UBS

John Foyle
former Deputy Chief Executive
LIFFE

Alexis P Lautenberg
former Swiss Ambassador
to Italy & the UK
Lawyer, Steptoe & Johnson, Brussels

Fred Mayer
Founding Member SFOA
Prudential-Bache International

Edmond Tavernier
Etude Tavernier
Tschanz

Lamon Rutten
Manager
CTA Netherlands

Phillip Fischer
Partner
ABELS Avocats

Christian Reuss
Director
SIX

Hal Hansen
former President
Cargill Investor Services

Paul Meier
Honorary Past Chairman, SFOA
Former Director, UBS AG, Zurich

Otto E. Naegeli
SFOA Honorary Past Chairman
OEN Consulting

Jean Zwahlen
Union Bancaire Privée
former President of the Swiss National Bank

Paolo Bernasconi
Partner
Bernasconi Martinelli Alippi & Partners

Brian Perrott
Partner
Holman Fenwick Willan, London

Hans-Willem van Tuyll
Non-Executive Board Member
RIJN Capital bv, Amsterdam

Christian Reuss
Director
SIX Zurich