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November 24

CFTC Proposed Rule: Regulation Automated Trading (Regulation AT)


On November 24, 2015, the CFTC unanimously approved a set of proposed rules addressing the evolution of automated trading on U.S. designated contract markets (DCMs). The proposals, known collectively as “Regulation Automated Trading” or “Regulation AT,” involve risk controls, transparency measures and other safeguards. Summary, background and links, including the recent John Lothian News Special Report,  “Trying to Stop the Next Flash Crash” on MarketsReformWiki. View page

November 23

ELITE Connect

ELITE Connect, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, is a technology platform that allows market participants to engage in investor relations activity, manage local and worldwide investor relationships and discover global business opportunities. The site began undergoing beta testing in June 2015 and went live on November 23, 2015. View page

November 20

Adena T. Friedman

Yesterday Fox News reported that Nasdaq Chief Executive Bob Greifeld is planning to announce that Adena Friedman, currently co-president of Nasdaq along with Hans-Ole Jochumsen, will take on the newly created role of chief operating officer. Greifeld is planning to retire as CEO when his contract ends in 2017.   View page

November 19

Carl W. Gilmore

Carl W. Gilmore is co-head of Wedbush Futures, a Chicago-based FCM.  The company announced Tuesday that Gilmore will leave in order to start a private consulting business and that Wedbush intends to be among his first clients. View page

November 18

ICE Futures Singapore

The Intercontinental Exchange on Tuesday launched ICE Futures Singapore along with ICE Clear Singapore. It is the first time a non-Asian group has launched an exchange in that region.  The exchange will offer five contracts: mini Brent; mini gasoil; kilo gold; mini onshore Renminbi; and mini offshore Renminbi. The exchange and clearing house are being run by Lucas Schmeddes, the president and chief operating officer of both entities. View page

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