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2014-09-08 08:35:38

An information-packed, two-day agenda addresses financial crime and compliance challenges facing global financial institutions NEW YORK, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Actimize, a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, announces that Mary L. Schapiro, the only person to have served as both Chairman of the Securities and Exchange...

2014-08-21 08:34:26

All asset class network and High Precision Time(TM) for Interest Rate Swap Futures goes live CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time(TM) and Market-to-Market networks, announced today trading access and time verification is now available for Eris Exchange Swap Futures accessible at Equinix data centres in Chicago, London and Tokyo. Eris Exchange is a leading open access futures...

2014-08-06 23:09:25

Many financial institutions retain regulatory records on Microsoft’s Office365 SharePoint. The SEC Compliance DeskTop (“DeskTop”) now can capture O365 SharePoint content and retain in full-compliance with SEC Rules SEA 17a-4, IAA 204-2 and CFTC 1.31. Millbrook, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Financial institutions find that Microsoft’s Office365 SharePoint is an easy and cost-effective way to retain records. However, this cloud-based SharePoint does not comply with all of the...

2014-07-23 23:14:30

The case against high frequency trading or HFT in the United States futures markets gets a lot more specific alleging specific instances of fraud, a two-tiered marketplace and preferential treatment by the world's largest futures exchanges towards favored players. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A completely revised complaint was filed today in federal court in the Northern District of Illinois in the case of Braman et. al v. The CME Group, Inc (Case #14-cv-2646)- the first...

2014-07-01 16:26:40

First Legal Reference Book Available on the Regulation of Derivative Financial Instruments Called "A Monumental Accomplishment" by Futures and Derivatives Law Report ST. PAUL, Minn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With its sweeping overhaul of the U.S. financial regulatory system and reforms on a scale not seen since the post-Great Depression era, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act made derivatives regulation a hot topic on Wall Street. Now financial...

2014-06-25 16:24:23

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI) congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on the bipartisan passage of H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act. H.R. 4413 reauthorizes the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for five years, and was also used as a vehicle for lawmakers to pass reforms pertaining to the oversight of the derivatives industry. Earlier this year, the House...

2014-06-24 08:39:47

Now offering client clearing and market access for Eris Swap Futures CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eris Exchange, a US-based futures exchange offering capital efficient interest rate swap futures, today announced that RBS Securities Inc. will now provide clearing services to RBS's global client base via Eris Exchange. In addition to supporting client clearing of Eris Swap Futures, RBS will also offer its clients access to Eris SwapBook(TM), Eris Exchange's electronic central...

2014-06-04 12:33:22

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG) is pleased to congratulate J. Christopher Giancarlo, outgoing Executive Vice President of the firm, on his confirmation by the United States Senate to serve as a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"). "We are honored that the Senate has confirmed President Obama's nomination of Chris Giancarlo to serve on the CFTC," said Colin Heffron, CEO of GFI Group. "Chris is deeply knowledgeable...

2014-06-02 16:29:34

--Average May block trade size was 377 (37,700 share equivalent) CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneChicago, LLC (OCX), an equity finance exchange, today announced its May 2014 volume of 521,746, a -52% decrease year-over-year. OneChicago is a CFTC and SEC regulated exchange offering Single Stock Futures (SSF), a Delta One product, on approximately 1,500 equities, including ADRs and ETFs. May 2014 highlights include: -- Open interest stood at 557,781 contracts on the equity...

2014-04-08 23:23:02

Number of active traders on the exchange also reaches a new high. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The North American Derivatives Exchange (Nadex) today announced that its 2014 first quarter (Q1 2014) exchange volume of binary options and spread contracts traded increased 49.8% quarter-over-quarter from the first quarter in 2013. The most heavily traded contracts on the exchange in Q1 2014 were the US500 and USD/JPY. A significant part of the growth in volumes is due to an increase in...


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