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Euronext CEO Boujnah Discusses AI, Brexit, and ESG at FIA Conference

Euronext CEO Boujnah Discusses AI, Brexit, and ESG at FIA Conference

Stephane Boujnah says you cannot afford to be late to AI, but also that exchange matching engine operators need to be precise, not roughly correct. The Euronext CEO spoke to John Lothian News at the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL, as part of the JLN Industry Leader video series sponsored by Wedbush.  Boujnah pulled no punches in addressing the impact of AI, Brexit, geopolitical risks, cybersecurity threats and staying competitive. 

ESG weekly review | Feb. 16

Skimpy ice in Chicago a bad omen. Climate Action 100+ suffers a blow. Farmers make headlines. Most people would open pocketbooks to fight climate change.

ESG Roundup | January 31, 2024

Midweek ESG HIghlights - January 31, 2024 Highlights from Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news coverage from around the globe curated by Sally Duros for John Lothian News. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) reports a doubling in corporate climate...

FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger Discusses Partnership with eClerx to Boost Trade Data Network and Launch of Help Desk

FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger Discusses Partnership with eClerx to Boost Trade Data Network and Launch of Help Desk

In a video interview with John Lothian News, FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger discussed the recently announced partnership with eClerx to enhance its Trade Data Network (TDN) and the launch of a collaborative help desk.

Solinger described TDN as an industry initiative designed to consolidate diverse data sources in the exchange-traded derivatives market. This market’s diversity, with firms trading across global exchanges using different systems, often led to operational disruptions during high-volume days or unexpected events such as conflicts or shifts to remote work due to COVID-19.

Nasdaq’s Randall Hopkins on driving value for companies through the ESG stakeholder ecosystem, the role of AI, and desired qualities in new hires

Nasdaq’s Randall Hopkins on driving value for companies through the ESG stakeholder ecosystem, the role of AI, and desired qualities in new hires

Randall Hopkins, Global Head of ESG Solutions, Nasdaq Corporate Platforms, spoke with Sally Duros for the John Lothian News ESG podcast. 

Hopkins said Nasdaq sits at the nexus of the stakeholder ecosystem – the investors, corporations, raters and regulators who are all doing work around ESG. Nasdaq’s goal is to drive value through that stakeholder ecosystem. It does that, first, by helping companies set ESG priorities, and then second, on the operational side, by helping companies manage the data relevant to ESG and communicate its value. 

SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye Discusses Strategic Initiatives and Market Trends at FIA Asia Conference; Interviewed by JLN’s Robert Lothian

SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye Discusses Strategic Initiatives and Market Trends at FIA Asia Conference; Interviewed by JLN’s Robert Lothian

Loh Boon Chye, CEO of SGX, was interviewed by Robert Lothian of John Lothian News at the FIA Asia conference in Singapore and addressed several key topics driving growth at SGX. Boon Chye emphasized SGX’s strategy to invest in new mineral contracts, particularly in partnership with Indian businesses, as part of its commodities suite.

ESG leaders from WFE, Nasdaq, SIX Group and B3 preview sustainability and market insights ahead of Dec. 5 WFE event at COP28

ESG leaders from WFE, Nasdaq, SIX Group and B3 preview sustainability and market insights ahead of Dec. 5 WFE event at COP28

The World Federation of Exchanges is holding a special event jointly with WFE members in Dubai on Dec. 5, which is “Just Transition Day” at COP28. The ESG podcast for John Lothian News talked with ESG leaders from members of the World Federation of Exchanges about the upcoming discussion and how exchanges are continuing to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

SGX Group’s Herry Cho discusses the role SGX plays in mobilizing capital for climate transition, the instruments available, and the focus of COP28

SGX Group’s Herry Cho discusses the role SGX plays in mobilizing capital for climate transition, the instruments available, and the focus of COP28

COP28 is in full swing in Dubai now and to preview the financial discussions that are occurring publicly and behind closed doors, we talked in early November with Herry Cho, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability and Sustainable Finance, for Singapore Exchange (SGX Group.) Cho highlighted the role of financial infrastructure platforms such as SGX, in financing the transitions to come in sustainability, social change, and climate change.

Former CFTC Commissioner Dawn Stump Discusses Crypto, Carbon Markets, and the Future of Trading at FIA EXPO 2023

Former CFTC Commissioner Dawn Stump Discusses Crypto, Carbon Markets, and the Future of Trading at FIA EXPO 2023

At FIA EXPO 2023, John Lothian News interviewed former CFTC Commissioner Dawn Stump, the head of Stump Strategic. In the sit-down, Stump was probed on several critical matters central to the futures industry and the larger financial landscape.

The notable lack of cryptocurrency discussions in the conference’s schedule and presence in the exhibit space didn’t go unnoticed. Stump was directly questioned about her perspective on the current condition of the crypto world, especially as the industry is looking at potential regulatory changes influencing the trajectory of digital assets.

Patrick Birley, obituary

Patrick Birley, obituary

Patrick Birley, the former CEO of NEX Exchange, LCH.Clearnet, the Climate Exchange and SAFEX and devoted father to his three daughters, passed away on 25 October.

Patrick’s career in finance spanned more than 30 years and established him as one of the industry’s great innovators, pioneering the development of electronic trading and carbon credits.

Paula DiPerna’s Inherent Contradiction and Paradox Book: Pricing the Priceless

Paula DiPerna’s Inherent Contradiction and Paradox Book: Pricing the Priceless

Author Paula DiPerna has been in the room where it happened with such luminaries as Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Richard Sandor and George W. Bush. She was inspired by Sandor to try to do something to deal with climate change after hearing him at an event after the Rio Summit.

As the president of the Joyce Foundation in Chicago, she helped Sandor start the Chicago Climate Exchange and served on the CCX board and as president of CCX – International.

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