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Open for Business: Tech Drives the Transition to SEFs Regulation,Video

The Swap Execution Facility was given life by the Dodd-Frank Act. After three years of meetings, rule proposals comments, and more meetings, the final SEF rules were published by the CFTC in mid-2013 and trading has commenced on 18 registered SEFs. John Lothian News attended SEFCON IV and interviewed a dozen of the leading SEF operators, regulators and other participants to bring you this three part series on SEF regulation, the changing market structure and the new technology required to make it all happen. Part three of the series explores the importance of technology in the rapidly changing SEF landscape….

Open for Business: SEF Competition Heating Up in the New Market Structure Regulation,Video

SEFCON IV - PART 2

Swap execution facilities (SEFs) were given life by the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires over-the counter (OTC) swaps to be cleared and traded on this new type of regulated platform. The CFTC published its final SEF rules in mid-2013 and trading commenced on 18 registered SEFs. John Lothian News interviewed a dozen of the leading SEF operators, regulators and other participants and put together a three part series on SEF regulation, the changing market structure and the new technology required to make it all happen. Part II looks at the changes to the overall market structure brought about by new regulation….

2012 SEFCON III Highlights Regulation,Video

2012 SEFCON III

During 2012 SEFCON III John Lothian News interviewed five key members of the WMBA. Click here to see all the interviews. The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association Americas (WMBAA) is an industry advocacy group made up of five inter-dealer brokerage firms (IDBs): BGC Partners, GFI Group, ICAP, Tradition and Tullett Prebon. Since 2010, the WMBAA has hosted an annual conference on issues surrounding swap execution facilities (SEFs), a new type of financial transaction execution entity created by the Dodd-Frank Act. On November 13, 2012, John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn attended the third such conference, 2012 SEFCON III. This video features…

Evolution of OTC Products and Regulations Across Jurisdictions from Shawn Bernardo of Tullett Prebon Interview,Regulation,Video

Shawn Bernardo

During 2012 SEFCON III John Lothian News interviewed five key members of the WMBA. Click here to see all the interviews. Shawn Bernardo is a senior managing director at inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon and a founding member of the Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association Americas (WMBAA). As an early developer of electronic market systems, including both Cantor Fitzgerald’s eSpeed and ICAP’s BrokerTec, Bernardo has a unique perspective on the transition to electronic markets and the need for voice services in some markets. In an interview with John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn at 2012 SEFCON III, Bernardo also discusses the dangers of…