Providing compliance consulting and expert witness services to FCMs, IBs, CTAs, CPOs, and Traders


Independent Futures Compliance Consulting and Futures Industry Expert Witness

After 35 years in all phases of the futures industry, I have chosen to become an independent compliance consultant and expert witness. In the current environment the need for these types of services has never been greater. I am making available, my education, knowledge and experience to help you solve the issues that are now confronting you. Please contact me.

The truth never damages a cause that is just

About Marc

Marc Nagel is an independent compliance consultant and expert witness in all matters relating to futures and derivatives. For 10 years he was the Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Dorman Trading, a clearing FCM.  Prior to joining Dorman in 2004, Mr. Nagel, an attorney and CPA, traded futures and options on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) floor and arbitraged interest rates electronically.

He serves on the Futures Commission Merchant Advisory Committee of the National Futures Association. In addition Mr. Nagel serves on the advisory boards of the Commodity Customer Coalition and the CTA Expo. Mr. Nagel has served on the Futures and Derivatives Conference Advisory Board of the IIT- Chicago Kent College of Law for the past eight years and been a speaker at the Conference each year.


Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

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Exchange Analytics

Exchange Analytics has recently begun offering a training program devoted to Block trading and EFRP.  This course, entitled “Non-Competitive Trading Practices” is designed to educate … READ MORE


Exchange Analytics, has launched a Cybersecurity Training program for the futures and derivatives industry. This 45 minute online course has been designed to satisfy the … READ MORE

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I will be participating on a panel at CTA Expo Chicago, September 14, 2017. I hope to see you there.

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The Blame Game

MF Global was a Broker-Dealer/ FCM that speculated in highly leveraged sovereign debt with their proprietary funds. At some point they used their customer segregated … READ MORE

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