FIA Updates Customer Funds Protection Guide

FIA issued an updated version of its guide to the rules and regulations for U.S customer fund protections. The guide provides futures commission merchants and their customers with simple, easy-to-use information about how customer funds are protected in futures and cleared swaps markets.
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July 2014
Statement from FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken on the Resignation of CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia (July 21, 2014)
FIA Elects New Chairman and Two New Board Members (July 18, 2014)
FIA’s Fourth SEF Tracker Shows Higher Volume on Swap Execution Facilities (July 9, 2014)
June 2014
CFTC Further Extends the Reopened Comment Period for its Rulemaking Proposals on Position Limits for Physical Commodity Derivatives and Aggregation (June 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill (June 24, 2014)
FIA Statement on House Vote to Reauthorize the CFTC (June 24, 2014)
FIA Issues Third SEF Tracker Report on Swap Trading Activity (June 11, 2014)
FIA CEO Walt Lukken Congratulates New CFTC Commissioners (June 3, 2014)
May 2014
FIA’s Lukken Discusses Global Trends at Shanghai Derivatives Market Forum (May 28, 2014)
FIA Issues Updated Guide to Customer Fund Protections (May 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Discusses Cross-Border Issues (May 23, 2014)
FIA Questions ICE Clear Europe Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (May 16, 2014)
April 2014
FIA Opposes LCH.Clearnet Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (April 11, 2014)
FIA Issues Statement on H.R. 4413, CFTC Reauthorization Bill (April 9, 2014)
FIA Launches SEF Tracker to Measure Swap Trading Activity (April 8, 2014)
FIA Special Report: End-Users Discuss Concerns at CFTC Roundtable (April 7, 2014)
FIA’s Lukken Calls for Regulatory Pragmatism at SIFMA Compliance and Legal Seminar (April 2, 2014)
March 2014
U.S. and European Trade Associations Issue Joint Statement on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Mar. 25, 2014)
FIA Global Elects Directors (Mar. 11, 2014)
FIA Elects Directors and Officers (Mar. 11, 2014)
FIA Volume Report: Global Futures and Options Volume Rose 2.1% to 21.64 Billion in 2013 (Mar. 10, 2014)
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> The real future is in Chinese futures (South China Morning Post)89
> Ex-Credit Suisse trader avoids prison for price manipulation (Reuters)80
> Congress scrutinizes hedge funds' use of financial derivatives (Lexology)80
> Wall Street Faces New U.S. Scrutiny of Derivatives Tactic (Bloomberg)71
> US utilities invest in shale gas wells as long-term hedges (Risk.net)68
> CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units (Reuters)61
> Investment banking resurgence a boon for Canadian brokers (Financial Post)58
> CME Agrees to Buy GFI to Expand in European Energy (Bloomberg)49
> Bank of England Sets Tough Rules for Banker Bonuses (NY Times)49
> ICE considers changing Liffe cocoa currency to euro -sources (Reuters)48
> DTCC launches client data and documentation utility (COOConnect)48
> GFI seeks flexibility with delisting (IFR Asia)45
> Commodities assets under management rise $8 bln in June - Barclays (Reuters)45
> CME buys GFI software business in global push (FT)43
> U.S. Could Move to Sanction Russia Derivatives, Short-Term Funds (Bloomberg)43
> CFTC Says Flexibility Vital to Oversee Cross-Border Swaps (Bloomberg)42
> Broker ITG pushes into swaps with RFQ-hub deal (FOW magazine)41
> ASX to lower OTC clearing fees (Asset Servicing Times)40
> New banker rules 'could hurt London as a financial centre' (BBC)40
> J.P. Morgan Launches Dedicated FX Compliance Team (WSJ blog)39
> LME warehousing battle set to rumble on (FT)39
> UK appeals court ruling seen months away in LME warehousing case (Reuters)38
> UK bankers feel shortchanged by bonus clampdown (FT)38
> EU clearing timeline could drive banks out of the business (Risk.net)37
> Some EU countries unable to punish Emir breaches (Central Banking)37
> Juncker considers creating financial services tsar (FT)36
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