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  • ETD Volume - April 2024

    Worldwide volume of exchange-traded derivatives reached 15.19 billion contracts in April. This was up 2.4% from Marcg 2024 and up 89.9% from April 2023. 

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  • Q1 2024 ETD Volume Trends

    FIA’s quarterly review of volume and open interest on derivatives exchanges worldwide. This webinar will provide insights into trends in trading activity in the global listed derivatives markets.

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  • ETD Volume - March 2024

    Worldwide volume of exchange-traded derivatives reached 14.84 billion contracts in March. This was down 8.9% from February 2024 but up 40.4% from March 2023. 

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  • FIA EPTA responds to FCA proposal on publicising enforcement investigations

    FIA EPTA has responded to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s public consultation on changes to its approach to enforcement investigations.  The proposed changes include the FCA publicly announcing the opening of an investigation and disclosing the identity of the subject of the investigation where it considers this to be in the public interest. While the associations support the FCA’s commitment to making its activities more transparent, they are concerned that the proposed approach will be detrimental to the orderly functioning of UK capital markets with limited value to public interest.

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  • FIA EPTA response to the ESMA Consultation Paper on the draft Guidelines on the conditions and criteria for the qualification of crypto-assets as financial instruments

    FIA EPTA members welcome the aim to provide general conditions and clarity on the divergence between financial instruments and crypto-assets. However, FIA EPTA members believe that in the suggested approach by ESMA, there is too much focus and room for interpretation for NCAs, we believe that clear criteria from ESMA are critical to define the regulatory perimeter between MiFID II and MiCAR.

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  • ESG Futures Products

    Recent developments in financial markets have led to a significant increase in the availability and interest in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) futures products.

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  • The SEC’s New Treasury Clearing Rule

    Last December, the SEC adopted final rules that will require most market participants to clear repos they enter into on US Treasury securities as well as certain cash purchases and sales of Treasury securities.

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  • ETD Volume - February 2024

    Worldwide volume of exchange-traded derivatives reached 16.28 billion contracts in February, the second highest level ever recorded. This was down 2.7% from the record month of January 2024 but up 92.4% from February 2023. 

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  • Enforcement & Technology: Prevent & Manage Technology Investigations

    This webinar will provide practical guidance on how to manage investigations involving complicated and proprietary technology, including algorithmic trading systems and AI.

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  • FIA EPTA response to the FCA Consultation on Improving transparency for bond and derivatives markets (FCA CP 23/32)

    FIA EPTA welcomes the FCA’s proposals on improving bonds and derivatives transparency. Our members are very supportive of both the ambition and simplicity shown regarding both pre-trade and post-trade transparency. A less complex regime will be easier for firms and trading venues to comply with and administer and above all will make UK capital markets more attractive. The inclusion of sovereign bonds in this ambitious framework is a particularly innovative step and will support the growth and competitiveness of UK capital markets with tangible benefits to the real economy.

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