Tag Archives: CFTC

Can Good Come from the Sins of Wall Street?

January 20, 2015 by Eugene Grygo (Contribution from Minding the Gap, a blog by FTF News editor, Eugene Grygo.) Thanks to the fines imposed upon Wall Street and insurance firms for their sins during the Great Recession, the New York State … Continue reading

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Aite’s David Weiss Talks Package Trades and SEF Trading

FTF News speaks with Aite Group’s David Weiss about the CFTC’s recent reprieve for over-the-counter package trades transacted swap execution facilities (SEFs) rules. “Hope for the best, prepare for the worst” David Weiss recently spoke on a panel at the FTF DerivOps … Continue reading

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How Capitalism and Technology Can Fix the Equity Market

Guest Contributor: Kevin McPartland, Principal, Market Structure and Technology Advisory Service, Greenwich Associates Free-market capitalism will ultimately lead any marketplace to its ideal state. Over the past half-decade this principle has driven my hypothesis that regulators should not try to … Continue reading

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Will the Futurization of Swaps Transform the Clearing Industry?

Guest Contributor: John Omahen, vice president of SunGard’s post trade derivatives solutions The dictionary defines the word “swap” as to change or interchange, to move, and even “to thrash,” a computer term meaning to move data into and out of … Continue reading

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Regulations: Cure or Calamity?

Guest Contributor: James Wells III, Marketing Communications Manager at Imagine Software Just as Form PF transformed the alternative investment segment by adding a massive operational burden and forcing firms to reassess their risk management practices, new CFTC regulations are reshaping … Continue reading

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“What Is” The Flash Crash?

The Flash Crash, which happened after 2:30 pm EST on May 6, 2010, was a sudden, massive drop and recovery in securities prices. During the crash, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by nearly 1,000 points and bounced back within … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

We are excited to announce that CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton will be the keynote speaker for our 7th Annual OTC Derivatives Operations & Processing Conference on November 14, 2012! His career spans 25 years in government service—working on Capitol Hill in … Continue reading

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