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FIA Launches Podcast to Feature the Issues, People and Trends of the Global Futures, Options and Derivatives Industry

May 11, 2019

FIA today launched FIA Speaks—a podcast to provide greater insight into the people, major topics and trends in the global futures, options and derivatives industry. FIA Speaks will feature executives, regulators, industry experts and business visionaries that explore the issues and the trends of the industry. FIA Speaks will be hosted by FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken with contributions from other FIA senior staff members.

FIA Warns of Increased Market Fragmentation Caused by Regulation

March 18, 2019

FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today released a white paper that expresses FIA’s concerns about increased market fragmentation of the global listed and cleared derivatives markets due to inconsistent and duplicative regulatory frameworks. Further, the paper urges regulators to embrace the principles of reliance and regulatory cooperation and makes recommendations on how to avoid increased fragmentation in the regulation of cross-border activity in the global derivatives markets.

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!