Operations Americas Division

The division promotes industry cooperation and the exchange of ideas not only among members in Chicago and New York, but among all FIA members across the Americas.

The division attracts executives from all areas of clearing industry including FCMs as well as exchanges, industry service providers, law firms, and technology vendors. The division includes five active committees that meet on a regular basis: Clearing & Trade Management, Deliveries, Events & Education, Market Fees, and Financial Management. FIA Operations Americas membership benefits include a discounted fee for programs, inclusion in the division membership directory, participation on working committees and networking events including the annual golf outings and summer events. 

Latest news and updates

  • FIA responds to DORA Level 2 consultations

    FIA has responded to the European Supervisory Authorities’ consultations on the first batch of policy products under the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). While FIA generally supports the ESAs’ proposed changes, the responses highlight remaining industry concerns and areas where more clarity is needed.

  • DMIST extends comment period on average pricing standard

    The comment period on the Derivatives Market Institute for Standards (DMIST) Consultation Paper on a Standard Regarding Average Pricing has been extended to October 12. 

  • CFTC committee discusses technology and cyber issues 

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a meeting of its Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) on 18 July, touching on topics including the use of artificial intelligence, decentralized finance, and cyber resilience for financial markets.  

  • Liquidity and margin concerns top areas of market evolution

    Industry leaders at FIA's IDX conference acknowledged the continued resilience of global derivative markets amid recent disruptions, but noted several new areas of improvement and opportunity as the industry looks to the future with a focus on market liquidity.