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April 29

China Securities Regulatory Commission

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The China Securities Regulatory Commission on Friday told commodity futures exchanges in the country to cut down on excessive speculation after a surge in commodity prices. The commission said it would not allow the futures market to become a “hot-bed” for speculators. The regulator has asked the Dalian, Shanghai and Zhengzhou futures exchanges to reign in their speculative trading activity. View page

April 28

Trayport

Trayport, a London-based electronic energy trading platform, was acquired by the Intercontinental Exchange in December; however, the integration of the platform into ICE is now being held up by UK antitrust regulators, who are investigating ICE’s “strengthened position,” based on its own concerns and those of third parties. View page

April 27

Steven Rattner

Steven Rattner is the chairman of Willett Advisors LLC, the investment arm for former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s personal and philanthropic assets. In 2010, Rattner was banned from working for a brokerage firm or investment adviser as part of a settlement with the SEC over his alleged role in a pay-to-play arrangement involving New York state’s flagship pension fund. In March 2016, he requested a readmission to the industry in order to work for …  View page

April 26

David Escoffier

David Escoffier, deputy head of global markets at Societe Generale and CEO of Newedge, is leaving the company.  He had played a big part in building up the French bank’s equity derivatives capabilities in London. His departure comes amid a reshuffle of executives at SocGen. The company will also seek to eliminate 90 jobs at its trading business, largely through voluntary departures. View page

April 25

Mary Ann Burns

Mary Ann Burns is executive vice president & chief operating officer of the Futures Industry Association. She also serves as executive chair of the FIA Tech board of directors and as publisher of MarketVoice (formerly Futures Industry), the FIA’s bimonthly industry magazine. In April 2016, Burns announced her intention to retire from the FIA, effective July 2016, to head marketing and distribution for the craft brewery owned by her family. View page

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