FIA Archives - The Industry Spread

The Eclectic Career of Mary Ann Burns

December 16, 2019

Mary Ann Burns is the former COO of FIA and she was the latest guest on FIA’s podcast with the current FIA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Walt Lukken.

The Corcoran Family in Futures and Beyond

November 25, 2019

Furthermore, Corcoran’s son, Pat, is the manager for Chance the Rapper, one of the biggest music stars on the planet.

Both were guests on the latest podcast by the Futures Industry Association entitled FIA Speaks, which is hosted by FIA CEO Walt Lukken.

In the 1980s, the elder Corcoran, said he got involved in a start up partially backed by the Chicago Sun Times, one of Chicago’s two biggest newspapers.

CFTC’s Power To Prosecute Manipulators Examined

October 14, 2019

Some people might be thinking: Why do we need legislation like that? Don’t we already have something in place? Unfortunately, current law does not have enough protections for our consumers, and we have found in other areas that it is very important to have a strong bright line, a law on the books against manipulation

Opening Remarks of FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken at FIA Forum: Frankfurt 2019

September 27, 2019

Guten Morgen and welcome to FIA’s Frankfurt Forum.  This city is the perfect gathering place for our industry, given its unique position in global finance. To begin with, Frankfurt is one of the more international cities in Europe with one-quarter of its residents coming from outside Germany. It is the largest financial center in continental Europe with several important FIA members located here, including Deutsche Boerse, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank.