Explore FIA's key work in our 2021 Year in Review

While FIA continued to wrestle with the ongoing challenges facing our industry in the wake of COVID-19, we also spent much of last year working to build a bright and exciting future for global listed and cleared derivatives markets. Check out key FIA work areas including cross-border issues, operations and execution, sustainability and more in our latest Year in Review report.

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5 JAN.

FIA, ISDA urge global approach to CCP stress tests

In a Bank of England consultation response, FIA notes "huge effort" tests require.


17 JAN.

FIA responds to proposed updated IOSCO commodities principles

FIA’ highlights the importance of price discovery and hedging as well as protecting markets from abuse.


17 DEC.

ESMA Tier 2 CCP conclusions welcomed by FIA

ESMA will not recommend the European Commission derecognise clearing services of  LCH Ltd and ICE Clear Europe Ltd.


5 JAN.

FIA mourns icon Robert J O’Brien

The futures industry lost an icon with the passing of Robert J O’Brien, chairman emeritus of R.J. O’Brien, at the age of 103.

Key Work Areas

operations taskforce hpcg
Taskforce on Open Industry Standards
FIA-led initiative to modernize standards and processes
crossborder issues hpcg
Cross-Border Issues
Promoting global access to derivatives markets
Sustainable Finance hpcg
Sustainable Finance
Industry work on carbon markets, climate change and ESG
Publications and Filings HPCG
Advocacy, Publications & Filings
Policy priorities and filings on behalf of our members worldwide
Learn how FIA supports diversity, equity and inclusion
FIA Training
Online courses focused on market conduct and exchange rules
FIA Documentation Services
Templates & resources, from terms of business to legal opinions
FIA CCP Risk Review
Plain-language summaries of rules at CCPs worldwide
Insights on legal issues and market trends

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