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January 20

Timothy Massad


Today, Timothy Massad stepped down as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in a move that coincides with the end of the Obama administration. Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo was named Acting Chairman. Massad was chair since June 5, 2014. View page

January 19

Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse is teaming up with four members of the Liquidity Alliance, an international group of central securities depositories, to launch a blockchain initiative targeting cross-border collateral management.  The "LA Ledger" prototype aims to enable a centralized and more efficient allocation of fragmented security positions to cover financial obligations of participants in multiple jurisdictions. View page

January 18

Bats Global Markets, Inc

Shareholders of Bats Global Markets, Inc. and of CBOE Holdings have voted yes to the previously announced merger agreement in which Bats will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBOE Holdings. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.   View page

January 17

Derek West

Derek West, former regulator at the Quebec Autorité des Marchés Financiers, has been appointed chief compliance officer for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation's European Global Trade Repository (GTR) business. View page

January 13

Raymond Kahn

Raymond Kahn, a New York-based former Barclays executive, has joined the Intercontinental Exchange, focusing on ICE’s interest rates business.  Before joining ICE, Kahn had his own firm, Archon Capital Advisors, which focused on the use of blockchain technology in the post-trade and settlement space. View page

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