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IEX Group

IEX Group

IEX Group's CEO, Bradley Katsuyama, announced on LinkedIn that the company has appointed Florian Seifferer as COO of its digital assets group as it works with FTX on developing the trading technology and market structure for digital asset securities.

Thomas R. Kadlec

Thomas R. Kadlec

Tom Kadlec is retiring after 32 years with ADM Investor Services, Inc., most recently as president.  John Stott will take over as the new president in July.

Matthew Chamberlain

Matthew Chamberlain

LME Chief Executive Matthew Chamberlain will stay in his post rather than depart at the end of April as expected, the LME said on Wednesday. In January, Chamberlain had said he would leave the exchange to join a cryptocurrency firm.

Charles L. Evans

Charles L. Evans

Charles L. Evans, president and chief executive officer of The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will retire in early 2023. The Chicago Fed’s Board of Directors has formed a search committee to find his successor.

Nicholas Garrow

Nicholas Garrow

Industry veteran Nick Garrow has joined Trading Technologies International, Inc. in the new position of EVP Multi-Asset & Buy Side.

Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's proposal to execute every aspect of customers’ crypto derivatives trades on its own has gotten pushback from exchange executives, including CME’s Terry Duffy, who met with Bankman-Fried at FIA Boca, Bloomberg reported.

Institutional Trading, Options Growth Among Q1 2022 Trends, say FIA Webinar Participants

Institutional Trading, Options Growth Among Q1 2022 Trends, say FIA Webinar Participants

The trend for the first quarter of 2022 is a revival of institutional trading – along with continued rapid growth in the options space, according to an FIA webinar Thursday morning hosted by Will Acworth, senior vice president of publications, data & research, FIA, with Morgan Stanley’s Reed Staub, executive director, head of US interest rate futures, and Erin Perzov, head of futures content. 

Coinbase

Coinbase

The crypto exchange Coinbase is in talks to buy Turkey's BtcTurk, in a deal that could be worth about $3.2 billion, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Cboe Europe Derivatives

Cboe Europe Derivatives

Cboe Global Markets announced the planned launch of new equity index futures and options products for trading on Cboe Europe Derivatives (CEDX), its Amsterdam-based equity derivatives exchange.

Blockchain.com

Blockchain.com

The cryptocurrency startup Blockchain.com is interviewing banks for an initial public offering that could take place as soon as this year, a Bloomberg story reported.

NFT

NFT

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan, tweeted that "The NFT thingy is starting to burst," citing Jack Dorsey's NFT, which has radically dropped in value since last year.

CrossTower

CrossTower

CrossTower Inc., a crypto and digital asset exchange, announced the launch of perpetual futures trading on its Bermuda digital exchange.  

BrokerTec

BrokerTec

CME's BrokerTec on Wednesday announced it will launch a next-generation trading platform for BrokerTec Stream, its relationship-based, streaming service for U.S. Treasuries in Q4.  

DTCC

DTCC

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced the development of the first prototype to explore how a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) might operate in the U.S clearing and settlement infrastructure using distributed ledger technology.

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

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Sarah Rudolph is Editor-in-Chief at John Lothian NewsShe is a Chicago-based journalist who has concentrated on financial services. She joined John Lothian News in 2008.

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