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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August 2014
FIA's Fifth SEF Tracker Allows Users to Analyze Underlying Data (Aug. 28, 2014)
FIA and FIA PTG Comment on CFTC Market Surveillance Program (Aug. 4, 2014)
FIA Seeks Clarification on Ukraine Sanctions (Aug. 1, 2014)
July 2014
FIA Files Supplemental Comment on Position Limits (July 31, 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)
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> Citigroup Embraces Derivatives as Deals Soar After Crisis (Bloomberg)35
> CME Group reports open interest record for FX futures and options (LeapRate)31
> BME's CCP Gains EMIR Authorization (Waters)30
> Wall Street Court Defeat Strengthens Swap Rules Overseas (Bloomberg)28
> Australia, Singapore trade repositories to share data (FTSE Global Markets)27
> Federal Judge Upholds U.S. Effort to Regulate Overseas Trading (NY Times)16
> Ex-LCH Executive Joins CFTC to Advise Massad on Swaps Oversight (Bloomberg)16
> Interview: Walt Lukken, Futures Industry Association (FT)12
> Dems push funding bill for CFTC (The Hill)10
> US court largely rejects challenge to CFTC's cross-border rules (Reuters)10
> Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against CFTC Over Cross-Border Swaps Rule (WSJ)10
> US CFTC revokes SAC Capital's registration as commodity hedge fund (Reuters)10
> Bill Gross Used $45 Billion Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain (Bloomberg)10
> Biggest Banks Said to Overhaul FX Trading After Scandals (Bloomberg)9
> Norway Licenses Exchange for Forestry and Paper Hedging (Bloomberg)8
> LCH.Clearnet goes live on new collateral system (FOW magazine)8
> CME Group says floor traders abandon lawsuit over grain rules (Chicago Tribune)8
> Singapore, Australia ink deal for exchange of derivatives data (Channel NewsAsia)8
> Citigroup Embraces Derivatives as Deals Soar After Crisis (Bloomberg)7
> Bill Gross rides derivatives around Fed policy (InvestmentNews)6
> Australia and Singapore sign derivatives data pact (FT)5
> New gold contract to set Singapore up as a global gold hub? (Resource Investor)4
> BGC's SEF Connects with Traiana CreditLink (Waters)4
> Ex-Currency Trader Braves Tumultuous Market (NY Times)4
> Government to blame for premature release of inflation report (MarketWatch)3
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