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Futures and Derivatives Law of China (2022)


Type of laws Law

Issuing body Standing Committee of the National People's Congress

Promulgating date Apr 20, 2022

Effective date Aug 01, 2022

Validity status Valid

Scope of application Nationwide

Topic(s) Banking and Finance Securities Law

Editor(s) C. J. Observer

Futures and Derivatives Law was promulgated on 20 Apr. 2022, and entered into force on 1 Aug. 2022. The Law consists of 155 articles, aiming to regulate trading in futures and derivatives.

The key points are as follows:

1.Does the law apply to overseas trading in futures?


This law shall apply when any trading in futures and derivatives outside China disrupts the order of the domestic market and damages the legitimate rights and interests of domestic traders. (Art. 2)

2.Can overseas institutions engage in relevant activities in futures market in China?


With the approval of the futures regulatory authority under the State Council, overseas institutions can engage in marketing, promotion and solicitation in futures market in China. (Art. 122)

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