Betting on the future - Five fintechs making a mark in derivatives markets

As FIA's Innovators Pavilion at Expo celebrates another year of showcasing the next generation of technological solutions for the derivatives industry, it is worth looking back at the first class of FIA Innovators five years ago to see how the fintech landscape has evolved in the intervening years.

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FIA Expo - ICE's Jeff Sprecher details opportunity in Brent, mortgage markets
November 11, 2020 CONTINUE READING
FIA Expo – Regulators and markets must pull together to address climate-change risks
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FIA Expo - CCPs, clearing members debate margin floors, 'ad hoc' calls
November 10, 2020 CONTINUE READING
​​​​​​​FIA Expo – Now is the time to double down on diversity
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  • How derivatives markets are helping the world fight climate change
  • OCC boosts support for default fund with new approach to "skin in the game"
  • Tech solutions help industry focus on margin issues

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  • FIA Expo – Now is the time to double down on diversity

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  • FIA Expo - Retail, 'DeFi' panels explore derivatives off the beaten path

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  • FIA Expo - Derivatives markets should prioritize same-day trade processing/give-up acceptance, industry experts say

    Bouts of extreme volatility, record volume, and market stress hit the market in early 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, participants at an FIA Expo panel on 11 November noted that this real-world stress test of the clearing industry provided an important opportunity to identify core areas of the model that need enhancement and modernization.

  • People News – October/November 2020

    Appointments, promotions and other people news in the derivatives industry



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CEO Viewpoint - Community in a time of need

  • Read more from FIA CEO Walt Lukken

    As the cleared derivatives industry is disrupted by coronavirus, it's important to remember that community is what gets us through difficult stretches in our lives and careers. Community is not just a grouping of people. It involves a deeper and richer connection that involves trust, support, and endearment. And when people are connected and care for each other, they can do amazing things together.

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