CME Europe LTD Receives Regulatory Approval for Launch On March 11, CME Group announced that its European exchange, CME Europe Ltd., received approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority as a Recognised Investment Exchange. The new venture is expected to launch on April 27. The London – based exchange will initially list biodiesel products and
Building Homes for Heroes Honoree Dinner, June 23, New York The fourth annual Building Homes for Dinner Honoree Dinner will be held June 23 at the Battery Park Gardens Restaurant in Manhattan. Howard and Allison Lutnick will be honored for their work with the organization. FIA L&C 2014, May 7-9, Baltimore, Maryland FIA will hold
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Through raffles and sales of iconic exchange artwork, the CFBTA has raised enough money to fund one of its $2,500 scholarship awards. The association raffled off two Kamil Kubik lithographs of NYMEX/COMEX at recent exchange gatherings and plans to raffle additional pieces of art at future events. A Charles Fazzino signed print was also sold
FIA Boca 2014 was held from March 11 to 14 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Florida. More than 1000 high-profile delegates from over 40 trading venues attended the event, as well as 58 regulators and 60 journalists. Guest speakers at the conference included CME Group CEO Phupinder Gill, FIA President and CEO
This March, the CFBTA was advised by Prudential Insurance, their Life and Long Term Disability (LTD) carrier, that they would not be renewing the association’s contract. The carrier, Prudential, will be letting the policies expire effective June 30, 2014 at the end of the association’s two-year contract renewal period. After a lengthy search by Harmony
CME Group Named “International Exchange of the Year” Futures and Options World (FOW) named CME Group “International Exchange of the Year” at the 2nd annual FOW Awards for Asia 2013. The awards ceremony, which took place in Singapore, recognized CME for its excellence in launching products and services for the Asian market over the past
MFA Outlook 2013, October 17-18, New York MFA’s Hedge Fund Leadership Conference will feature a distinguished panel of speakers, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Chief Investment Officers. Outlook 2013 is designed to bring leaders together to discuss the political, regulatory, and investment global landscapes. CME Group is a platinum sponsor. Singapore International Energy Week,
COMEX celebrated the 50th anniversary of silver trading with a silver dinner on September 16 at the Press Lounge restaurant in New York. Many current and former members of the COMEX Governors Committee attended the event, catching up with friends and reconnecting with acquaintances. The dinner was very well attended, with more than 200 guests.
The CFBTA was a sponsor of Capital Link’s 5th annual conference, “Global Commodities, Energy & Freight; Linking Derivatives & Physical Markets.” The forum took place on September 17 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. CME Group also sponsored the event. Chief Regulatory Officer Tom LaSala was a panelist in a roundtable discussion, “The