Futures Industry Releases Insurance Study (Nov. 15, 2013)
FIA Global Holds First Board Meeting; Names Jackie Mesa as Executive Director (Nov. 7, 2013)
FIA Global, the new organizational structure that bringstogether the Futures Industry Association in Washington, the Futures andOptions Association in London, and FIA Asia in Singapore, passed a keymilestone today when it held its first face-to-face board meeting and begansetting its work priorities for the coming year.
FIA Statement on CFTC Customer Protection Rule (Oct. 31, 2013)
The Futures Industry Association today issued a statement regarding the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s final rule on customer protections.
FIA Special Report: CFTC Issues Concept Release on Automated Trading (Sept. 9, 2013)
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Sept. 9 issued a concept release on risk controls and system safeguards for automated trading in the U.S. derivatives markets. The CFTC said the concept release will serve as a platform for cataloguing existing industry practices, determining their efficiency and implementation to date, and evaluating the need for additional measures. Comments are due 90 days from publication in the Federal Register.
FIA Releases Drop Copy Recommendations (Sept. 6, 2013)
- FIA Stresses Value of Drop Copy Functionality for Risk Management
- FIA Seeks Greater Standardization of Drop Copy Functionality
- FIA Drop Copy Paper Latest in Series of Risk Management Recommendations
Washington, D.C.—Sept. 6, 2013—The Futures Industry Association today released a set of recommendations for increasing the usefulness of drop copy systems in exchange-traded markets. Drop copy systems, which provide a way to monitor trading activity in near real-time, are currently offered by many trading venues and have become a critical component in the risk management processes of brokers, trading firms and end-users. The purpose of the FIA recommendations is to promote the wider adoption and increased standardization of drop copy functionality. The FIA paper also recommends extending drop copy functionality to all types of trading venues and incorporating additional features to meet regulatory reporting requirements and other needs.