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SEFCON Snapshot 2014, Part II: Cross-Border Issues

The WMBA Americas hosted SEFCON V on November 12, 2014, and John Lothian News was there. We interviewed 14 SEF operators, regulators and participants and put together this three part series on the state of SEFs one year into the mandate. Part II looks at the...

Open for Business: SEFs Navigate the New Regulatory Environment

Swap execution facilities (SEFs) were given life by the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires over-the counter (OTC) swaps to be cleared and traded on this new type of regulated platform. The CFTC published its final SEF rules in mid-2013  and trading has commenced on 18...

SEFCON IV Snapshot

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 its annual SEFCON conference in...

2012 SEFCON III Highlights

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...

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Hedge Funds Cut Bullish Euro Bets at Fastest Pace Since February

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