G20 2019

Market Fragmentation on G20 Agenda

Several global financial heavyweights are concerned about the growing threat from deleterious market fragmentation. In separate events on two ends of the globe, market fragmentation took center stage. The first event was the International Swaps and…

IHS Markit Announces Launch of OTC Derivatives Valuation…

London-based global market-based information provider, IHS Markit on Monday has announced the launch of its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives valuation platform to financial institutions for best execution compliance.  It will provide time-stamped data which will help…

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…

ASIC

ASIC calls on retail OTC derivatives sector to…

ASIC has called on participants in the retail OTC derivatives sector to improve their practices after recent ASIC activities showed their conduct fell short of expectations. The products offered by retail OTC derivatives issuers in…