FIA Updates Customer Funds Protection Guide

FIA issued an updated version of its guide to the rules and regulations for U.S customer fund protections. The guide provides futures commission merchants and their customers with simple, easy-to-use information about how customer funds are protected in futures and cleared swaps markets.
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August 2014
FIA and FIA PTG Comment on CFTC Market Surveillance Program (Aug. 4, 2014)
FIA Seeks Clarification on Ukraine Sanctions (Aug. 1, 2014)
July 2014
FIA Files Supplemental Comment on Position Limits (July 31, 2014)
Statement from FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken on the Resignation of CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia (July 21, 2014)
FIA Elects New Chairman and Two New Board Members (July 18, 2014)
FIA’s Fourth SEF Tracker Shows Higher Volume on Swap Execution Facilities (July 9, 2014)
June 2014
CFTC Further Extends the Reopened Comment Period for its Rulemaking Proposals on Position Limits for Physical Commodity Derivatives and Aggregation (June 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill (June 24, 2014)
FIA Statement on House Vote to Reauthorize the CFTC (June 24, 2014)
FIA Issues Third SEF Tracker Report on Swap Trading Activity (June 11, 2014)
FIA CEO Walt Lukken Congratulates New CFTC Commissioners (June 3, 2014)
May 2014
FIA’s Lukken Discusses Global Trends at Shanghai Derivatives Market Forum (May 28, 2014)
FIA Issues Updated Guide to Customer Fund Protections (May 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Discusses Cross-Border Issues (May 23, 2014)
FIA Questions ICE Clear Europe Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (May 16, 2014)
April 2014
FIA Opposes LCH.Clearnet Proposal for Covering Losses from Treasury Management (April 11, 2014)
FIA Issues Statement on H.R. 4413, CFTC Reauthorization Bill (April 9, 2014)
FIA Launches SEF Tracker to Measure Swap Trading Activity (April 8, 2014)
FIA Special Report: End-Users Discuss Concerns at CFTC Roundtable (April 7, 2014)
FIA’s Lukken Calls for Regulatory Pragmatism at SIFMA Compliance and Legal Seminar (April 2, 2014)
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> Deutsche Bank Sells North American Natgas Book to Morgan Stanley -source (Reuters)139
> Aussie OTC derivatives proposals draw flak (AsianInvestor)134
> Fix and FpML: a friendly war (Risk.net)131
> Why CFTC reauthorization matters (The Hill)127
> Former Foe of Speed Traders Now a Consultant (WSJ blog)124
> HFT ‘cheetahs’ get Chilton as an adviser (FT)123
> SEF Consolidation Likely as Volumes Slowly Increase (Wall Street & Technology)122
> Judge Lets Corzine, Other Ex-MF Global Executives Tap Insurance (WSJ)121
> Banks push for delay to introduction of derivatives rules (Reuters)120
> Eris Exchange Taps Perseus, Preps for Greater Prop Trading Demand (Risk.net)120
> Deutsche Bank sells N.American natgas book to Morgan Stanley -source (Reuters)119
> Isda wants two-year delay for uncleared derivatives (FOW magazine)115
> Why ETFs will gain $1-trillion in three years (Financial Post)114
> Carney urged to help end masking of swap counterparties (Risk.net)114
> Euronext hires former EuroCCP executive (Financial News)114
> Euronext makes clearing hires ahead of futures push (FOW magazine)113
> Slow start to ASX Australian dollar OTC derivative clearing (Risk.net)113
> Oil investors bet on future supply risks (FT)113
> Esma sets advisors for commodities reforms (FOW magazine)112
> SEC premier Mary Jo White expresses concern that international red tape could hamper trade reporting (LeapRate.com)112
> Battle commences to become China benchmark index (Risk.net)111
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