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Matthew Kulkin, DSIO Director, to Leave the CFTC

June 30, 2019

Since 2017, Kulkin has led DSIO, the CFTC’s division that primarily oversees derivatives market intermediaries, including swap dealers, futures commission merchants, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, introducing brokers, major swap participants, and retail foreign exchange dealers, as well as designated self-regulatory organizations.

Global markets are in a “precarious time.”

May 27, 2019

I raised questions about the uncertainty of a prolonged Brexit and that affect it would have on financial institutions, derivatives markets, cross-border trading, financial services, and insurance contracts.

CFTC Staff Provides Further Brexit-Related Market Certainty

April 9, 2019

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Divisions of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO), Market Oversight (DMO), and Clearing and Risk (DCR), today announced they will grant no-action relief to provide greater Market Certainty to the global marketplace in connection with the anticipated withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) from the European Union (EU) with or without a ratified withdrawal agreement (Brexit).

Remarks of FIA President and CEO Walt at Boca 2019

March 16, 2019

Welcome everyone to Boca 2019, the 44th annual gathering of the futures and derivatives industry in south Florida, or as Jeremy Grant, the former FT journalist, termed it, “Best Industry Event—Ever.” Or put another way – Boca means business!

Freightwaves Named FIA Innovator of the Year

October 22, 2018

FIA announced today that Freightwaves has been named the FIA Innovator of the Year at FIA Expo. Freightwaves will receive more than $20,000 in marketing support, cash and other resources.