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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.

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The division attracts executives from all areas of the clearing industry including FCMs as well as exchanges, industry service providers, law firms, and technology vendors. The division includes four active committees that meet on a regular basis: Clearing & Trade Management, Delivery, Events & Education, 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. 

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    FIA has responded to the London Metal Exchanges's consultation on Daily Price Limits (DPLs). While supporting the LME's goal of creating a transparent market suspension framework based on consecutive DPLs, the response raises crucial considerations such as the impact on trading and clearing, trade confirmation processes, and the importance of clear communication.

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  • FIA and CME respond to CFTC proposed rulemaking on investments for FCMs and DCOs

    FIA and CME respond to CFTC proposed rulemaking on investments for FCMs and DCOs

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  • Navigating a New Era in Derivatives Clearing

    In recent years, the landscape of global central counterparty margin models has witnessed a significant transformation in risk management. Central to this shift is the migration from the long-established Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk (SPAN) model to various Value-at-Risk (VaR) based models for the purpose of calculating margin for exchange-traded derivatives.

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  • CFTC proposes operational resilience rule for futures brokers and swap dealers

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a rule to require futures commission merchants, swap dealers and major swap participants to establish an “operational resilience framework.”

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