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Apr.29, 2014
    Lifecycle-Listed & OTC Derivatives Trades
Apr.30, 2014
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    Making Sense of Cleared Swaps
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Futures Industry Releases Insurance Study
The Institute for Financial Markets, CME Group, Futures Industry Association and National Futures Association today announced the release of a study on the economic feasibility of adopting an insurance regime for the U.S. futures industry.
Compass Lexecon, a consulting firm that specializes in the application of economics to legal, regulatory, and policy issues, conducted the independent study.
Press Release
Executive summary & full text of the study

Former CFTC Commissioner Sommers Joins IFM
Former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner Jill E. Sommers has joined the IFM as a consultant. Sommers will focus on new efforts to expand the footprint of the IFM to provide important educational services to those in, those impacted by, and those who have an impact on the exchange-traded derivatives industry.

IFM Publishes Four New Investigative Studies
  • The Tale of Two Regulations — Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III: A Review and Comparison of the Two Regulatory Frameworks
  • OTC Derivatives: A Comparative Analysis of Regulation in the U.S. , European Union, and Singapore
  • Systemic Risk: Clustering and Contagion Mechanisms
  • The Impact of Derivatives Regulations on the Liquidity and Pricing Efficiency of Exchange Traded Derivatives

IFM Courses Approved for Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) CPE Credits
IFM makes it easy for GARP certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP) to meet their continuing education requirements through risk-relevant courses.
Click here to view available IFM courses approved for GARP CPE credit.

Need Help with Position Limits and Compliance?
IFM is the consolidated source for global position limits and related regulatory data for forwards, futures, options on futures, swaps and equity options. Read brochure.

Exchange Fees Databank Helps Firms Determine Trading Fees and Reduce Errors
Quoting clients, calculating commission, and reconciling trading fees are quicker and more economical with help from the IFM. Read brochure.

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IFM's in-house training programs allow your staff to develop and refine important workplace skills and knowledge, without the expense and inconvenience of travel and time away from the office. Whether it is for new recruits, experienced professionals or C-suite executives, IFM delivers relevant and effective education to fulfill your needs.

Review of Futures Markets: Innovative Research on Derivatives
This IFM-supported quarterly journal publishes the latest research on derivatives trading and futures market industry.
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