Tag: Swap Execution Facility

May 27, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Gain Capital, FlexTrade and Tera Group subs recognized as Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs)

U.S. futures industry regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced that it has issued Orders of Registration to three Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), granting them fully registered status with the CFTC. The SEFs approved for registration are: GTX SEF, LLC (GTX) of Bedminster, N.J., TeraExchange, LLC (Tera) of Summit, N.J., and FTSEF LLC…

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February 05, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Thomson Reuters SEF captures 55% of trading flow in FX dealer-to-client segment in Q4 2015

Thomson Reuters SEF (Swap Execution Facility) which in January this year obtained permanent CFTC registration captured the bulk of dealer-to-client Forex flows in the final quarter of 2015, according to data from Clarus Financial Technology. The data shows that Thomson Reuters SEF captured 55% of the trading flow in the FX dealer-to-client market segment in Q4…

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December 16, 2014 BY Mike Fox

CFTC open for public comments on aspiring bitcoin option clearing firm LedgerX

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is asking for public comment on related applications submitted by LedgerX, LLC (LedgerX), for registration as a derivatives clearing organization and registration as a swap execution facility. LedgerX plans to list and clear fully collateralized, physically settled options on bitcoin. Comments should be submitted on or before January…

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