Winners will be selected by the judging panel on the strength of entries alone.

Each category relates to a product or service. We deliberately do not provide tight eligibility criteria and the categories should be self-explanatory.

Any firm active in a category is eligible to enter, regardless of size, geographic focus or market share.

Liquidity provider categories

Best liquidity provider for spot
Best liquidity provider for forwards/swaps
Best liquidity provider for options
Best liquidity provider for NDFs
Best single-dealer platform
Best liquidity provider for e-trading support
Best liquidity provider for TCA
Best algo provider
Best non-bank algo provider
Best liquidity provider for corporates
Best liquidity provider for transparency*

Prime brokerage categories

Best prime broker

Best prime-of-prime broker

Venue categories

Best ECN/MDP for spot
Best ECN/MDP for forwards/swaps
Best ECN/MDP for options
Best ECN/MDP for TCA
Best exchange for FX
Best retail FX platform
Best new venue initiative

Infrastructure and services categories

Best CCP for FX
Best settlement provider
Best liquidity aggregator/connectivity service
Best benchmark provider for FX
Best compression/optimisation service for FX
Best new infrastructure initiative

Software and data categories

Best market data provider
Best trading software for FX
Best surveillance provider for FX
Best independent TCA provider

*Best LP for transparency allows dealers to compete on the strength of their disclosure of dealing terms and conditions, as well as their interpretation and application of the Forex Trading Insights Global Code.