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CFTC and SEC Participate in the Signing Ceremony for the IOSCO Enhanced Multilateral MOU Concerning Cross-Border Enforcement

May 25, 2019

At the 44th Annual International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Conference in Sydney, Australia, the Chairmen of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) participated in a signing ceremony on May 15 for the IOSCO Enhanced Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Consultation and Cooperation and the Exchange of Information (EMMoU).

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 Names Bruce Savage as Head of Europe

May 7, 2019

FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today named Bruce Savage as the new Head of Europe. Savage, who will join FIA this summer, has spent 21 years with Deutsche Bank in a variety of roles, most recently as the bank’s Global Head of Regulatory Affairs & Market Structure, Listed Derivatives & Markets Clearing. He has been an active member of FIA, recently serving on the association’s board of directors and as a member of the European Regional Advisory Board.

Regulators Sign an Agreement With the Financial Conduct Authority

April 21, 2019

 The securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Québec and Saskatchewan (participating jurisdictions) today announced a co-operation agreement with the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Deutsche Börse AG to Acquire Axioma for $850 Million, To Create Index Analytics Business

April 10, 2019

German exchange operator, Deutsche Börse AG is buying Axioma, an analytics specialist company for $850 million, and will be merging it with its index businesses to form a new index analytics company. As a part of the deal agreement, General Atlantic will be taking 19 per cent stake in the new company for $715 million, Deutsche Börse will own 78 per cent and rest 3 per cent will be held by Axioma management for reinvesting around $105 million.