WMBAA Announces Former CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia to Speak at SEFCON V
Additional speakers added to panels looking at the first full year of SEF trading, SEF viability, cross border issues and technological solutions
New York, October 9 2014 – The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association, Americas (WMBAA), announced today that Scott O’Malia, former Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Chief Executive Officer of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) will speak at SEFCON V, the Association’s fifth annual conference taking place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Mr. O’Malia will be joined by a distinguished roster of industry experts including:
- Chris Concannon, Virtu Financial
- Ric Okun, PIMCO
- John Dabbs, Credit Suisse
- Steve Belluardo, Citadel Securities
- Supurna Vedbrat, BlackRock
- Joe Sarcona, Morgan Stanley
Hon. Timothy Massad, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will deliver the keynote address at SEFCON V, the premier SEF event of the year.
The 5th Annual Swap Execution Facility Conference is a day-long event which brings together leading policy makers, regulators, legislators, and the financial trading marketplace. The event is hosted by the Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association, Americas (WMBAA), www.wmbaa.org, an independent industry body representing the largest inter-dealer brokers (IDBs) operating in the North American wholesale markets.
The event is free to media. Register online today at www.profit-loss.com/events/sefconV
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About the WMBAA
The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association, Americas (WMBAA) is an independent industry body representing the largest inter-dealer brokers (IDBs) operating in the North American wholesale markets across a broad range of financial products. The five founding members of the group are: BGC Partners; GFI Group; ICAP; Tradition; and Tullett Prebon. The association seeks to promote the quality and standards of the industry and the critical role played by wholesale brokers in the efficient functioning of financial markets, working with key public policymakers on regulation and oversight of over-the-counter (OTC) markets and their participants. For more information, please go to www.wmbaa.org
ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through its post trade risk mitigation and information services ICAP helps customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information, go to www.icap.com.