During 2012 SEFCON III John Lothian News interviewed five key members of the WMBA. Click here to see all the interviews.

The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association Americas (WMBAA) is an industry advocacy group made up of five inter-dealer brokerage firms (IDBs): BGC Partners, GFI Group, ICAP, Tradition and Tullett Prebon. Since 2010, the WMBAA has hosted an annual conference on issues surrounding swap execution facilities (SEFs), a new type of financial transaction execution entity created by the Dodd-Frank Act. On November 13, 2012, John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn attended the third such conference, 2012 SEFCON III. This video features highlights from five interviews conducted with key members of the WMBAA.

2012 SEFCON III Full Interviews

  • European Swaps Perspective from Alex McDonald of the WMBA (watch »)
  • An Intro to IDBs and SEF Regulation from ICAP’s Chris Ferreri (watch »)
  • OTC Brokers vs. Exchanges and the Futurization of Swaps from Julian Harding of Tradition (watch »)
  • Evolution of OTC Products and Regulations Across Jurisdictions from Shawn Bernardo of Tullett Prebon (watch »)
  • Chris Giancarlo of GFI Group Discusses the Need for Regulatory Balance (watch »)

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