tion of INTL FCStone Ltd.’s precious metals sales and cost of sales. CES segment This segment intends to provide clearing and execution of exchange-traded futures and options for the institutional and professional trader market segments. Through the company’s platform, client orders are accepted and directed to the appropriate exchange for execution. The company then facilitates the clearing of clients’ transactions. Clearing involves the matching of clients’ trades with the exchange, the collection and management of client margin deposits to support the transactions, and the accounting and reporting of the transactions to clients. In addition, the company provides prime brokerage foreign exchange services to financial institutions and professional traders. The company provides its clients with the range of OTC products, including 24-hour a day execution of spot, forwards and options, as well as non-deliverable forwards in both liquid and exotic currencies. The company also operates a proprietary foreign exchange desk that arbitrages the exchange-traded foreign exchange markets with the cash markets. INTL FCStone Financial Inc. (INTL FCStone Financial) is a dually registered broker-dealer/ futures commission merchant and a clearing member of all major U.S. commodity futures exchanges, including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and its divisions, such as the Chicago Board of Trade, the New York Mercantile Exchange and the COMEX Division; InterContinental Exchange, Inc. Futures US; and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. INTL FCStone Financial is also a member of ICE Europe Ltd. Clients The company has approximately 20,000 clients located in approximately 130 countries. The company’s clients include producers, processors and end-users of nearly all traded physical commodities; commercial counterparties who are end-users of its products and services; governmental and non-governmental organizations; and commercial banks, asset managers, insurance companies, brokers, institutional investors and major investment banks. Disposals In 2014, the company completed the exit of the physical base metals business. Strategy The company’s strategy is to utilize a centralized and disciplined process for capital allocation, risk management and cost control, while delegating the execution of strategic objectives and day-to-day management to experienced individuals. Governmental Regulation and Exchange Membership The company is required to comply with a range of requirements imposed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ‘CFTC’), the National Futures Association, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, which is the company’s designated self-regulatory organization. The company is also a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s divisions, such as the Chicago Board of Trade, the New York Mercantile Exchange and COMEX, ICE Futures US, ICE Europe Ltd, and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. The company must comply with a range of requirements imposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, state securities commissions, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. The FCA, the regulator of the financial services industry in the United Kingdom, regulates INTL FCStone Ltd. as a financial services firm under part IV of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. The company has implemented, and that the company maintains, appropriate internal practices, procedures and controls to enable the company to comply with the provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act and other anti-money laundering laws. The company established policies and procedures designed to comply with applicable U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control requirements. INTL FCStone Financial is subject to CFTC regulation 1.25, which governs the acceptable investment of customer segregated assets. History INTL FCStone Inc., a Delaware corporation, was founded in 1987.
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