efd

Initiation of consultation on amendment to Capital Adequacy…

Bern, 05.04.2019 - On 5 April 2019, the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) initiated the consultation on an amendment to the Capital Adequacy Ordinance (CAO). The proposal concerns three separate topics: the FDF wishes to simplify the requirements…

FIATECH

FIA Announces Five New Staff in London and…

Washington, DC – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today announced five new staff members who have recently joined the FIA team. “These individuals strengthen an already talented and experienced legal, regulatory and outreach staff…

Rostin Behnan, CFTC Commissioner

FCM Shrinkage Alarms CFTC

[caption id="attachment_319459" align="alignleft" width="209"] Walt Lukken, Chief Executive Officer of the Futures Industry Association[/caption] Since the financial crisis of 2008, the number of Futures Commission Merchants (FCM) has decreased significantly, and the Commodities Futures Trading…