Photos from FIA's 43rd annual conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club from March 13 to March 16, 2018. 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.
Scroll down to view 23 photos from the event!
Boca 2018 - Photo 01
FIA welcomes delegates to the opening reception.
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FIA's Walt Lukken welcomes CFTC Chairman Chris Giancarlo to the stage for his keynote address.
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Richard Gorelick of DRW Trading kicks off a discussion on cryptocurrencies, with John Deters of CBOE preparing to join in.
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Steve Husk of CloudMargin and Goutam Nadella of Symphony talk about their experiences bringing fintech to capital markets.
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Walter Isaacson gives keynote speech on innovation, drawing from his biographies of Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.
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Former U.S. Representative Barney Frank discusses the financial crisis of 2008 with FIA CEO Walt Lukken, former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins, OCC CEO Craig Donohue and former Lehman Brothers' chief legal officer Tom Russo (left to right).
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Representatives from Taiwan's market regulator and its main futures exchange meet on the sidelines of FIA Boca.
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CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz gives his perspective on cross -border issues.
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Pimco's Bill de Leon shares his views on the outlook for the derivatives industry with Jerome Kemp of Citi, Michael Bodson of DTCC, Blythe Masters of Digital Asset, Nick Rustad of J.P. Morgan, and Caroline Silver of Moelis.
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Patrick Pearson of the European Commission explains the EU perspective on international regulation with Jackie Mesa of FIA, Eric Pan of the CFTC, Alastair Hughes of the Bank of England, Ryozo Himino of Japan's FSA, and Patrice Aguesse of France's AMF.
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CFTC Commissioner Rostin Behnam participates in the Washington Outlook session.
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Richard Sandor of the American Financial Exchange chats with Tom Hammond, former head of ICE Clear U.S.
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Jane Gladstone of Evercore Partners speaks at the exchange leaders breakfast.
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Bill Templer of Seismic Foundry, Julie Lerner of PanXchange and Andy Ross of Curve Global catch up during one of the receptions.
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Diane Sherman of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Jim Ife of Natwest Markets at the Eurex Cafe.
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Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss discuss the growth of the cryptocurrency market.
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Mingwei Wang, chairman of the China Futures Association, with two of his colleagues.
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Ed Pla of UBS moderates the exchange leaders panel with Thomas Book of Eurex, Adena Friedman of Nasdaq, Julie Holzrichter of CME, Loh Boon Chye of SGX, Jeff Sprecher of ICE and Ed Tilly of Cboe.
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Andres Choussy of NEX, Catherine Clay of Cboe, Rana Yared of Goldman Sachs and Ziad Iskandar of BNP Paribas discuss practical applications of fintech in their organizations.
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Jan Bart de Boer of ABN AMRO Clearing discusses the outlook for the derivatives clearing business.
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Tim Bowler of ICE discusses his efforts to maintain the Libor benchmark as Ken Raisler of Sullivan & Cromwell listens.
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Karen Chhokar of Societe Generale welcomes visitors to the SocGen exhibit.
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Charles Lui of Optiver China offers his insights on recent developments in China's listed derivatives markets, with David Martin of J.P. Morgan listening.