Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is the federal government agency that regulates the commodity futures, commodity options, and swaps trading markets. The CFTC Office of Customer Education and Outreach administers fraud prevention education initiatives including CFTC SmartCheck℠, an antifraud campaign with an interactive website, SmartCheck.gov, where customers can check the background of financial professionals.