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FIA (Futures Industry Association)

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Ladd Replaces Spanbroek to Lead Prop-Trading Body

The European Principal Traders Association (Epta), a subsidiary of the Futures Industry Association (FIA), announced today that Johannah Ladd has taken...

Buy-Side Technology | News | People | 13 Mar 2014

Mark Spanbroek of the FIA and EPTA

Futures Trade Bodies Combine as FIA Global

The Futures and Options Association (FOA) and the Futures Industry Association (FIA), trade groups representing participants in derivatives markets, have agreed to merge, and will become a single organization under the name FIA Global.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 21 Jun 2013


Celoxica Taps Trading Tech Vet Saucier for US BizDev

Celoxica, a UK-based provider of low-latency, hardware-accelerated feed handlers and pre-trade risk technologies, has hired Diane Saucier as head of US business development in Chicago, responsible for client expansion, generating new revenues and partnerships,...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 14 Jun 2013

Peter Barsoom

After Lsoc Implementation, Talk of Algo-Enabled Portability

The legally-segregated, operationally-comingled (Lsoc) paradigm is designed to bring greater protection to futures on a customer and ecosystem basis. Futures Commissions Merchants (FCMs) and clearinghouses are pondering a pair of technology issues as...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 12 Apr 2013


Gensler Rebuffs Regulatory Reach Critics in FIA Keynote

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Gary Gensler has defended elements of the Dodd-Frank Act over perceived extra-territoriality, in his keynote address to the Futures Industry Association's (FIA) annual conference in Boca Raton, Florida....

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 13 Mar 2013


Post-MF Global, FCM Regulations Must Take Tech Into Account

A panel of experts at FIA New York describes the futures industry's good work post-MF Global, but technology issues could use more attention.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 23 May 2012

Two people shaking hands

FIA Voices Concerns About NYSE Euronext-Deutsche Börse Merger

The Futures Industry Association (FIA) has requested a dialogue with regulators and concerned parties over the proposed merger of global exchange operators NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse. The industry group says the market power of the new entity should...

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 01 Aug 2011

Trade Associations Outline Requirements for Legal Entity ID

A group of financial industry trade associations has released a report on the requirements for a global legal entity identifier after reviewing industry feedback and working together to reach a consensus. The report, which is aimed at providing regulators...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 04 May 2011


The SEF Portrait Takes Shape

When President Obama signed the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law on July 21 last year, it started a 12-month countdown for the US Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) and US Securities and Exchange Commission...

Waters | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 31 Mar 2011

Accuracy Trumps Speed in Algorithmic Trading

Speed is quickly giving way to accuracy as the most important differentiator in algorithmic trading, according to executives of brokers, service providers and investment firms who spoke during a panel discussion at last week's Futures Industry Association...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Algorithmic Trading | 09 Nov 2010

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