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James McNulty, Chairman, NYSE Liffe – An Integrated Approach To Corporate Governance Video

“What I’d like to do today is talk to you about taking your career right now and rolling it forward 30 years.” James McNulty, chairman of NYSE Liffe, breaks down the relationship between corporate boards and shareholders. He compares the conflicts that can arise between the two parties, strategies to create compromises and each of the roles both sides have. McNulty also touches on success strategies and establishing short and long term success. He also shows an example formula for creating a common language and metrics for the governing board. McNulty concludes by saying that when things become difficult, the…

John Lothian Newsletter: Cash-strapped regulators face heavy Volcker workload; ICE completes new NYSE Liffe board; European financial transactions tax suffers backlash John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Futures traders shun mandatory guards against ‘wash trades’ Reuters Mandatory safeguards to prevent automated traders from illegally acting as buyer and seller in the same transactions would be harmful to the trading industry by exposing firms to unnecessary risk, a futures-industry group said on Wednesday ***** If the CFTC thinks it is a good idea to try and control wash trades at the firm level, they do not understand the structure of our market. ++++ FIA Responds To CFTC Concept Release On Risk Controls And System Safeguards For Automated Trading Environments The response describes the many risk…

JLN Options: Uneventful Day Hurts VIX Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Uneventful Day Hurts VIXWall St. Sector SelectorEven a boring day can adversely impact stock market volatility, as we saw on Wednesday when the VIX almost dropped below 14. VIX declines as equities close higheroptionMONSTERThe CBOE Volatility Index slipped again as equities closed higher at the end of a seesaw session yesterday. The S&P 500 rose less than 1 point to 1652.62. It bounced between positive and negative throughout the day. Resistance is at 1669, while support is at 1619 and then 1573. Videocast: Volatility down but not outoptionMONSTER Crude Options Volatility Slips as Futures Highs and Lows…

London: On A Pedestal Financials,Regulation,Special Report,Tech / HFT,Video

It’s nearly impossible to talk about England without talking about history at one point or another. And so it is with this report’s look at London as a financial center and what’s kept it at the top. When former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in April, much of the conversation was about her policies – some good, some controversial and some that resonate to this day. Her legacy is still felt in London’s financial markets, as her government ushered in the Big Bang in 1986, a major deregulation policy that would propel the City into the next era of financial…

John Lothian Newsletter: EU Seeks Views on ICE-NYSE Commodity Impact Amid Trader Concern; A Regulator Rift Roils Rules; NYSE Liffe Sets July 1 Clearing Transition to ICE Clear Europe John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

EU regulators evaluating the proposed ICE-NYSE merger are looking at competetive risks in the soft commodity sector. US regulators continue to edge toward rules designed to mitigate the future potential for financial crises, but that progress also continues to increase tensions between the US and Europe. NYSE Liffe sets July 1 as the conversion date for beginning to clear derivatives trading through ICE Clear Europe.

John Lothian Newsletter: Banks Set to Win Rollback in Dodd-Frank Swap-Trade Rules; LSE eyes E800tn settlement market; Nasdaq eyes European derivatives push John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The CFTC today prepares to vote on Dodd-Frank rules pertaining to swap trading, and is expected to adopt rules easier than originally expected for banks. The London Stock Exchange looks toward the settlement side of finance as a possible avenue for growth. Nasdaq’s new NLX exchange hooks up with tech firm Trading Technologies as it ramps up to compete with NYSE Liffe and Eurex.

John Lothian Newsletter: Eurex to relaunch Euribor; SEC Eyes Charles Schwab Exec For Top Post; LSE optimistic as total income rises 5pct John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Exchange Eurex is said to be almost ready to launch a Euribor product to compete with Liffe and Nasdaq’s new NLX platform. The U.S. SEC considers the possibility of tapping a Charles Schwab exec to head up oversight for stock markets and trading companies. The London Stock Exchange posts positive numbers and sees reason for hope in the future.

John Lothian Newsletter: EU to Review Proposed Merger of ICE, NYSE; U.K. Regulator Said to Join CFTC in ISDAfix Manipulation Probe; Liffe Sues Dutch Options Market TOM Over AEX Products John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Regulators for the European Union agree to review the ICE-NYSE Euronext merger plan, simplifying the approval or denial process for the two companies. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority opens a probe into the ISDAfix rate, joining US regulators in looking for rate fixing. NYSE Liffe sues Dutch platform TOM, accusing the options marketplace of creating equity options without a license.

JLN Options: Investors sue to block Heinz takeover Newsletter,Options

SPX vs. VIX Trailing 30 Days(click for larger image) Chart and data provided by Livevol New Restoring Customer Confidence VideoThe final scheduled video in our Restoring Customer Confidence series deals with electronic confirmations of customer funds. As the industry continues to deal with these issues, John Lothian News may highlight new ideas or developments in future Restoring Customer Confidence videos. Restoring Customer Confidence More ideas» Confirmations: Plugging Into Electronic Confirmations Capital Confirmation, which runs, is credited with helping to unveil the massive $215 million fraud at Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) in July 2012. The web-based audit confirmation service…