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Past Webinars

  • CFTC enforcement update: 2020 in review and outlook for 2021

    This panel provides an overview of the CFTC’s considerable volume of enforcement activity in 2020. Panelists focus on enforcement trends and developments while also recapping the busy regulatory agenda of the outgoing administration. The panel provides a look ahead to what market participants can expect from the CFTC under the incoming Biden Administration in 2021.

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  • CFTC position limits: looking ahead to implementation and compliance

    On 10 December FIA provided members with a detailed overview of the CFTC’s final position limits rule.  Panelists from FIA, the CFTC, CME, ICE and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP discussed the development, effective and compliance dates, and requirements of the final rule.  Special emphasis was placed on implementation issues and the expanded role of the exchanges in administering federal position limits and hedge exemptions. The panelists also responded to questions from the attendees.

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  • Market Surveillance Guidelines

    In this webinar, speakers discussed the recently published FIA Market Surveillance Guidelines and addressed requirements expected by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority relating to market abuse systems and controls that market participants are required to have pursuant to Article 16 MAR.

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  • FIA, Chicago Fed host discussion on diversity in financial markets

    FIA and the Chicago Federal Reserve teamed up with an expert group of panelists to explore past and present experiences, and the future outlook for a diverse and inclusive derivatives industry.

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  • Q3 2020 trends in futures and options trading

    This is a webinar discussion on volume and open interest trends across the global listed derivatives markets, with a special focus on European equity derivatives with guest speakers Joseph Nehorai and Anna Whitlow of Goldman Sachs. The webinar includes data on the top exchanges and top contracts by trading volume this year as well as breakdowns of key trends by region and asset class.

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  • Margin processing: the clearing firm perspective

    For clearing firms, managing client margin requirements across multiple CCPs for exchange-traded derivatives on a daily basis is a complex process that requires intricate operational and technological workflows.

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  • Virtual currency transactions - retail and otherwise: actualizing actual delivery

    The CFTC recently finalized its interpretive guidance on what qualifies as “actual delivery” of virtual currency for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act’s retail commodity transaction definition.

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  • FIA Legal Opinions Primer

    If you are an experienced user of FIA legal opinions, new to the world of FIA netting and other legal opinions for regulatory capital purposes or just curious as to why FIA maintains a library of legal opinions, then this FIA webinar where experts from Clifford Chance LLP and FIA explain the types of legal opinions that FIA maintains, their structure and purpose in the context of regulatory capital requirements is for you.

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  • The impending EU CCP recovery and resolution regime and its impact on EU and non-EU firms

    On 24 September, representatives from Allen & Overy's Global Financial Services Regulatory and Bankruptcy practice in London and New York provided an overview of the EU legislative framework for the recovery and resolution of CCPs operating in the EU, which has now been finalized.

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  • Resilience and adaptability: The key to meeting the new challenges for ETD markets in Asia-Pacific

    CCPs and other industry leaders discussed what worked well, what could be improved, and what is needed to ensure the safety and security of APAC markets in the future.

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