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July 17

London Metal Exchange

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According to the Financial Times, The London Metal Exchange is preparing to launch the world’s first lithium futures contract in the second half of 2019, a cash-settled contract that would allow traders to speculate on prices for the important ingredient in electric car batteries. View page

July 16

David M. Solomon

David Solomon, currently president and COO of Goldman Sachs, is set to replace the company's chief executive, Lloyd Blankfein, who reportedly will step down from the role of CEO.  View page

July 13

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday announced an award of approximately $30 million to a whistleblower who voluntarily provided key original information that led to a successful enforcement action.  The award is the largest award made by the CFTC’s Whistleblower Program to date and is the fifth award made by the program. View page

July 12

Elizabeth K. King

Elizabeth King, general counsel and secretary of the New York Stock Exchange, has  joined the board of directors of OCC as an exchange director, filling a vacancy created by the departure of former NYSE Group President Thomas Farley in May.     View page

July 11

Jerome Kemp

The board of the Futures Industry Association (FIA) has appointed Jerome Kemp, managing director and global head of futures, clearing and collateral at Citigroup, as its acting chair following the departure from UBS of the current board chair, Edward Pla.  Kemp will remain the interim board chair until the annual meeting of the board in Boca Raton in March 2019. View page

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