View Part 2 of the interview focused on financial reform here. James Bibbings founded Turnkey Trading Partners to provide support services to managed futures and hedge fund clients, offering a variety of services including: regulation, risk management, accounting, marketing and education. A former supervising auditor with the National Futures Association (NFA), Bibbings spoke with JLN Managed Futures Newsletter editor Jim Kharouf about challenges, regulation and the outlook for managed futures.
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Lisa Noller, litigation partner in Government Enforcement, Compliance and White Collar Crime at Foley & Lardner LLP in Chicago, spoke with John Lothian News (JLN) web content editor Nicole V. Rohr about the passing of final SEC whistleblower rules. Among other things, Noller explains what companies should prepare for the SEC following a whistleblower complaint by an employee. For more on SEC whistleblower rules, visit MarketsReformWiki.
Anthony (Tony) McCormick is the CEO of the Boston Options Exchange (BOX). He spoke with JLN Options editor Sarah Rudolph about the role of the PIP (Price Improvement Period) in the recent volume growth at BOX, as well as the exchange’s business model and plans for the future. In July, price-improved contracts averaged 320,461 per day, a 60% increase over the same period last year, with a total savings to investors of $3.9 million in July. Overall average daily volume on BOX in July was 587,386, a 50% increase over the same period last year. BOX introduced the Price Improvement…
Floyd M. Converse, head of sales and marketing in the U.S. for SwapClear, a global clearing service for over-the-counter (OTC) interest rate swaps run by LCH.Clearnet Ltd., spoke with John Lothian News (JLN) editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about FCM regulation and changes to the SEF landscape. Converse also explains what we can expect from global regulation affecting the OTC interest rate swap market and what firms should do to prepare.
Emanuel Balarie is portfolio manager for the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Funds. He also serves as managing director for Balarie Capital Management, the managed futures division of Archer Financial Services, Inc. He spoke with JLN Managed Futures Editor Jim Kharouf about the current market for managed futures, what his firm looks for in CTAs and what the future looks like for the managed futures space.
ICE Futures U.S. posted a monthly volume record of 850,244 contracts in its ICE U.S. Dollar Index futures in June. It also hit a daily volume record of 81,814 contracts on June 9 when the notional value of USDX contracts traded exceeded $6 billion. Jim Kharouf spoke with Ray McKenzie, vice president of ICE Futures U.S. about what is driving volumes on the dollar index, what sets it apart from competing indices, ICE’s re-launched FX futures and where the FX futures markets are going.
Tammy Botsford, vice president and deputy general counsel at Penson Futures, spoke with John Lothian News (JLN) editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about the Dodd-Frank Act and the current status of the reform process. Botsford also spoke about rule proposals on position limits, credit ratings and segregated funds, as well as the costs of regulation and how new rules will likely be rolled out for market participants.
Ranjan Bhaduri is chief research officer at AlphaMetrix, a Chicago-based company providing hedge funds and investors with an independent platform, administration, transparency, risk monitoring and analytics, due diligence, background investigation and hedge fund event services. JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf spoke with Bhaduri about how the CTA space is changing, its diversity and its interesting follow-up to the well-known John Lintner managed futures study. View Part 2 here.
Part 2 of our interview with Ranjan Bhaduri, chief research officer at AlphaMetrix. AlphaMetrix provides hedge funds and investors with an independent platform, administration, transparency, risk monitoring and analytics, due diligence, background investigation and hedge fund event services. JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf spoke with Bhaduri about how the CTA space is changing, its diversity and its interesting follow-up to the well-known John Lintner managed futures study. View Part 1 here.