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Past Webinars

  • FIA L&C webinar: How US firms can navigate the EU regulatory agenda on ESG

    The pace of legislative and regulatory change on sustainability both inside and outside the EU continues to accelerate, with global firms including those operating in the US finding themselves navigating increasingly disparate regimes.

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  • Q2 2021 trends in futures and options trading

    This webinar covers broad trends in volume and open interest and takes a deep dive into four areas - equity index and interest rate trading in Europe, the growth of ESG futures, emerging opportunities in Brazil and the Asia-Pacific region, and a comparison of agricultural futures trading in China and the US.

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  • Technological revolution for clearing derivatives?

    As the global volume of exchange-traded derivatives continues to rise, entities have been preparing for post-pandemic work environments. Be it in-person, remote or a hybrid of the two, these challenges place a burden on operational capacity with the potential to interrupt processes.

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  • Enhancing the clearing ecosystem: post trade processing and clearing

    FIA Operations presents a panel on Post Trade Processing and Clearing. In this webinar, our panelists guide us through a discussion exploring the lifecycle of a trade, including the operational nuances of Give-up, Average Pricing, and Allocation processes, as we look to enhance our clearing ecosystem for 2021 and beyond.

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  • NFTs: Key considerations for an emerging asset class

    Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have received considerable press attention lately, as retail and institutional interest has boomed for digital art, commemorative items, and other assets that reside in blockchain ecosystems.

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  • UK/EU – Rebuilding a relationship

    The Brexit divorce was a long-drawn-out process which laid bare tensions over how best to oversee derivatives markets and enable continued cross border market access. The MoU between the UK and the EU is now complete but mutual equivalence appears a long way off.

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  • Anti-money laundering considerations for security and commodity derivatives

    In 2018, the CFTC Division of Enforcement established a Bank Secrecy Act task force dedicated to investigating and enforcing AML regulations. In October 2019, the CFTC, the SEC and FINCEN issued a joint statement highlighting the importance of AML compliance in matters involving securities, commodities, derivatives and digital assets.

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  • Commodities in the current volatile environment

    Commodities have long been considered one of the safest hedges against inflation and have traditionally performed well during periods of market turmoil.

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  • Possible evolution of MIFID II algorithmic trading rules

    In light of the recent ESMA consultation on MIFID II/MIFIR Review Report on Algorithmic Trading and the ongoing review of European financial market regulations, FIA will look at the evolution of algorithmic trading rules in Europe and their impact on cleared derivatives markets.

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  • Q1 2021 ETD Volume

    This webinar highlights the main trends in trading activity in Q1 2021 in the global exchange-traded derivatives markets, with category and regional breakdowns as well as exchange and contract rankings.

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