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FIA advocates for open, transparent and competitive markets around the world. Our global advocacy team  works with regulators, policymakers, and the industry on the development and implementation of legislation and regulation through publications and filings.

FIA responds to FSB consultation on Liquidity Preparedness for Margin and Collateral Calls
June 20, 2024 CONTINUE READING
FIA and Acuiti release report on challenges and opportunities for the European listed derivatives markets
June 18, 2024 CONTINUE READING
FIA asks CFTC to sunset large trader reporting for commodity swaps
May 13, 2024 CONTINUE READING
FIA backs international effort to promote "effective practices" for variation margin  
May 15, 2024 CONTINUE READING

Publications & Filings

  • FIA releases best practices for automated trading risk controls and system safeguards

    This paper consolidates our previous work and covers best practices in pre-trade risk management, exchange volatility control mechanisms, post-trade analysis and exchange-based conformance testing, among other areas. These practices are designed to help ensure that markets operate safely, regardless of the technology used. 

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  • FIA responds to CDCC consultation on skin in the game

    FIA and ISDA have responded to a consultation from the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation on rule changes regarding skin in the game.

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  • FIA and FIA PTG support legal challenge of US FTC rule banning noncompete agreements

    FIA and the FIA Principal Traders Group along with several other financial services trade associations have filed an amicus brief in a second case involving the US Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule that would ban nearly all noncompete agreements in the US.

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  • FIA responds to FSB consultation on Liquidity Preparedness for Margin and Collateral Calls

    FIA’s response highlights several key points for international standard setters to consider including the importance of margin transparency and simulation tools from Central Counterparties for NBFIs and the need for a balanced regulatory approach to ensure compliance with FSB recommendations without overburdening clearing members.

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  • IDX 2024 opening remarks: The industry shines through adversity

    Opening remarks of Walt Lukken, President and CEO of FIA, at the International Derivatives Expo (IDX) in London on 18 June 2024. As prepared for delivery.

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  • FIA and Acuiti release report on challenges and opportunities for the European listed derivatives markets

    London and Washington, DC – FIA released a report on the challenges and opportunities facing the European listed derivatives markets on 18 June. The report is based on responses to a survey conducted recently by Acuiti, a market intelligence firm, that gauged industry sentiment regarding the key trends, opportunities and challenges facing the industry in Europe.

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