Tag: FIA

March 12, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FIA, Greenwich Associates releases derivatives market study results

FIA released trading and clearing trends in derivatives markets research yesterday. The research examined market sentiment towards several major market structure trends. It also covered capital requirements impact, central clearing adoption, the transition away from Libor, and the implementation of margin requirements on uncleared derivatives. The study shows insights on financial institutions and commercial end-users…

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August 14, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

CFTC to retain current de minimis level for swap dealer definition

FIA and the FIA Principal Traders Group (together, FIA) have announced that they have urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to retain the current $8 billion de minimis threshold for swap dealer registration and to modify the calculation methodology to better align it with the goals of a well-regulated derivatives market. Among the modifications,…

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April 13, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Futures Industry Association launches interactive FCM Tracker

The Futures Industry Association (FIA) announced the launch of a new data product today. The FCM Tracker provides a series of data visualizations that give market participants powerful insights into the ecosystem of U.S. futures commission merchants (FCMs). The FCM Tracker uses data published by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to visualize trends dating…

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