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Women In Listed Derivatives 4th Annual Symposium | The Evolution of Women in Listed & OTC Derivatives Interview,Video

October 15, 2015 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM with networking drinks until 8:00 PMFederal Reserve Bank of ChicagoThird Floor Conference Center230 South LaSalle StreetChicago, Illinois Cost is $50 Come join us for an interesting and inspiring symposium on the constant changing nature of the derivatives industry and the role of women in it. Three panels – The Generation Shift; Evolution of Women in Risk and IT Roles; and Evolution of Trading – will feature 11 speakers, as well as remarks from Craig S. Donohue, the executive chairman of OCC. Register at: https://wilderivatives.wufoo.com/forms/rsvp-for-wild-2015-symposium/

Brendan Bradley, chief innovation officer, Eurex – The New World of Finance Video

“We are the wheels of industry. You wouldn’t actually have the rest of these businesses operating if it wasn’t for the fact that the finance world still greases all of the wheels making all these businesses come around.” Brendan Bradley, chief innovation officer of Eurex, compares the financial world to the tech industry, and discusses the connection between companies like Google and Goldman Sachs. Bradley says that while the appeal for young people to work for a financial organization may not seem as high as working for a tech firm, it is actually the financial industry that helps tie other…

Canada prepares for derivatives transparency overhaul Blog,Commentary,Regulation

(Marisol Collazo is a Managing Director and U.S. CEO of the DTCC Data Repository) Following the September 2009 commitment by G20 leaders to improve the integrity of the markets, reporting of derivatives trades to trade repositories has become critical to regulatory efforts to monitor and detect the build-up of risk in the financial system. To date, a number of jurisdictions around the world have developed rules and regulations requiring mandatory reporting of derivatives to trade repositories. Derivatives trades are being reported to trade repositories in the United States (since 2012), Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia (since 2013), the European…

Guest Commentary: Is the buy side really ready for regulatory reform? Commentary,Regulation

David Field

Guest Commentary by David Field. David Field is executive director of Rule Financial, a London-based advisory firm focusing on IT for the global marketspace. His specialty is clearing and collateral management, and he currently advises clients on regulatory changes such as EMIR, with its mandatory OTC clearing requirements. Despite numerous delays to the introduction of mandatory reporting for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, the deadlines now finally appear to be on the horizon. Research conducted last year by Rule Financial showed buy side firms to be lagging considerably behind their sell side counterparts in their preparation for the Dodd-Frank reforms; one year…

Guest Commentary: Record Retention, Voice Recording and Disaster Recovery: Traps for CFTC/NFA Market Participants Commentary,Regulation

Jim Falvey

Guest commentary by Jim Falvey. Jim Falvey, general counsel for Green Key Technologies, has been an attorney in the derivatives space for over 15 years. He has served as general counsel of Eurex US and IntercontinentalExchange, as assistant general counsel for CME Group and, more recently, as general counsel and corporate secretary of R.J. O’Brien & Associates, a Chicago-based futures commission merchant. Fifteen years ago Before discussing Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) record retention, voice recording and disaster recovery rules, I think it’s worth reviewing the downside of not complying with these rules up front. Based on my experience, I…

JLN Options: Anxiety high ahead of jobs data, traders guard against surprises Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Anxiety high ahead of jobs data, traders guard against surprisesDoris Frankel – ReutersOptions market investors are preparing for a bumpy ride in case of a surprise – be it a good or bad number – from the June U.S. jobs report due out on Friday.http://jlne.ws/14RgsTS Up or Down? Decision Time for the Market Michael Kahn – Barron’sStocks are sandwiched between two key technical levels. Which one blinks should make the difference between a summer rally and a rainy day at the beach.http://jlne.ws/18winCU VIX Perks Up on TuesdayWall Street Sector SelectorThe “Fear Index” got a boost on Tuesday as widespread…

JLN Options: Thomson Reuters to buy FX option business from Tradeweb Newsletter,Options

Commentary & Insight John Lothian Announces Summer Intern Industry-wide Education Program in ChicagoJohn Lothian – JLNJohn J. Lothian & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce today the creation of a Chicago-based industry-wide summer intern education series to introduce the history, innovation, key leaders and future opportunities to participating interns, summer workers, new employees and those interested in careers in the trading and markets.  The series, which kicks off on July 16,  features presentations from a select group of industry leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, attorneys, technologists, investors, traders and other industry participants.Click here for more information and/or to purchase tickets. Lead Stories…

Five Minutes with Marc Dulin Interview,Metals

Raw material storage

Marc Dulin, president and managing director of MetalPrices.com, has participated in the metals markets for more than 30 years. He spoke with JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about how metals prices are created for OTC markets as well as macro developments that are changing the way in which financial, physical and retail investors are using the metals markets. Q: MetalPrices.com distributes prices on a variety of different metals markets including LME, CME, Shanghai Futures Exchange and others. The question is – isn’t all the pricing the same? A: Price discovery is fairly different for each metal group. Metals on exchanges are…

JLN Options: VIX Bets Post Biggest Rally in 7 Weeks as S&P 500 Drops Newsletter,Options

Commentary & Insight Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop TradingMarketsWiki.tv Raj Mahajan took the reins at Allston Trading as CEO in September 2012 and has spent a good deal of his time looking at the issue of high frequency trading (HFT). Allston has been one of the proprietary trading firms who has been willing to publicly discuss HFT, regulation and the future of that form of trading. Mahajan spoke with JLN’s editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about HFT as well as the business challenges and opportunities for prop firms. Watch the video » Lead Stories VIX…