Photos from FIA's 44th annual conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. FIA welcomed more than 1,100 attendees to this high profile annual gathering which examined the progress made since the financial crisis in 2008, explored the current environment for the cleared derivatives industry, discussed opportunities to reset some regulations and helped map out our path forward to more secure, healthy and robust financial markets.
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Opening Reception for Boca 2019 Attendees
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FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken highlights the power of markets in his opening address.
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CFTC Chairman Chris Giancarlo reviews the agency's work on regulatory reform and discusses his efforts to modernize the agency's approach to market supervision.
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A panel of industry leaders kick off the conference with a discussion on the health of the derivatives industry. From left: Alicia Crighton of Goldman Sachs, John Davidson of OCC, Nick Rustad of J.P. Morgan, Daniel Maguire of LCH, and Don Wilson of DRW Trading.
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Eurex CEO Thomas Book, CME Group Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy and Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman discussing the industry outlook during the Exchanging Views panel.
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Singapore Exchange CEO Loh Boon Chye, ICE Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher, and Cboe Global Markets CEO Ed Tilly discussing the industry outlook during the Exchanging Views panel.
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Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, talks about her efforts to close the gender gap in technology.
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue discussing global trade issues in a one-on-one chat with ICE Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher.
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Jane Gladstone of Evercore Partners interviews Thomas Peterffy, the founder and CEO of Interactive Brokers, on the highlights of his career.
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FIA celebrates the induction of 13 industry leaders into the Futures Hall of Fame. Click here for more information.
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Charles Li, chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, and Henry Fernandez, chairman and chief executive officer of MSCI, brief Boca attendees on the introduction of MSCI China futures.
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Ben Steil, director of economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, gives a keynote address on U.S. economic leadership.
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Jun Mizuguchi of Japan's Financial Services Agency discusses his government's priorities in financial reform ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka in June.
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Paul Andrews, secretary general of IOSCO, speaking on emerging regulatory challenges as Paul Willis from the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority listens.
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CFTC Commissioner Dawn Stump shares her thoughts on cross-border regulation alongside Virginia Saade of Citadel.
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Boon Ngiap Lee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Joachim Metzger of Deutsche Bundesbank discuss challenges to cross-border regulation.
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Rob Creamer of Geneva Markets, Tracy Rucker-Wilson of Vanguard, Sean Tully of CME Group, and Phillip Whitehurst of LCH discuss the transition to alternative reference rates.
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Amy Hong of Goldman Sachs discusses the evolving regulatory framework for swaps trading.
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Fredrik Ekstrom, head of European FICC at Nasdaq, listens as Marnie Rosenberg, head of clearinghouse risk and strategy at J.P. Morgan, discusses ways to improve the safety of the clearing ecosystem.
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Clive Furness of Contango Markets moderates a discussion on ESG issues with Jan Bart de Boer of ABN AMRO Clearing, CFTC Commissioner Rostin Behnam, Matthew Chamberlain of the London Metal Exchange, Tom Kadlec of ADM Investor Services, and Vassilis Vergotis of Eurex.
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Industry leaders discuss the outlook for cryptocurrency derivatives. From left: Colleen Sullivan of CMT Digital, Ron Bernstein of Coinbase, Thomas Chippas of ErisX, John Deters of Cboe Global Markets, Tim McCourt of CME Group, and Adam White of Bakkt.
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Brian Steele of Goldman Sachs listens as Emmanuel Aidoo of Credit Suisse discusses the current state of blockchain use in financial markets.
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Lyon Hardgrave of VAKT and Arjun Jayaram of Baton Systems share their insights on the adoption of blockchain.
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Jerome Kemp of Citi, Steve Sparke of Marex Spectron and Andreas Preuss of Deutsche Börse at the Exchange Chairman and Presidents Breakfast
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ChartIQ's Dan Schleifer talks with attendees in the Grand Hall.
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Conference attendees network at the closing reception.