Speaking at the OTC Derivatives Summit in NY: 2-day VAR vs. 5-day VAR

Speaking at the OTC Derivatives Summit in NY: 2-day VAR vs. 5-day VAR

Today (Sep 17, 2013) I’m moderating a swap futures panel at the Institutional Investor Fixed Income Forum event in Westchester County.  For those of you…

Its Conference Season!  Let’s Talk About Swap Futures…

Its Conference Season! Let’s Talk About Swap Futures…

Until I became an analyst I didn’t realize there was a conference “season” – but for those of you keeping track, the spring and fall…

Liquidity Fragmentation, Innovative Disruption and Good Old Fashion Arguments

On Tuesday, January 24th we held our Fixed Income Trading 2012 event. Over 450 people attended to hear three panels, one armchair interview and an…

Fixed Income Markets 2012: Changes Ahead. Staying Ahead

 Our 2012 Fixed Income Trading event is taking place on Tuesday January 24th. We have a great agenda for the afternoon that should shed…

Presenting to the CFTC on Swaps Liquidity Fragmentation (and Aggregation)

On Tuesday, December 13th I presented to the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee. Chairman Gensler and Commissioners O’Malia and Wetjan were all there. Each panelist, myself…

My Conversation about SEFCON II with Chris Giancarlo from GFI

SEFCON II is on Monday, October 3. Chris Giancarlo who’s both the head of the WMBAA and Executive Vice President at GFI Group came in…

My Senate Testimony on Swap Execution Facilities

This is my written testimony for the Senate Banking Committee hearing on July 29, 2011 focused on Swap Execution Facilities.  What I actually said at…

CFTC Rule Proposal Makes Margin Requirements More Complex (Waters)

These quotes were taken from my presentation and panel moderation at the Calypso customer event in San Francisco earlier this week.  We had a great…

SEF Showcase – video of my panel March 31 in DC

I was a part of the end user panel, so this gives you a good idea of how buy side firms and corporate end users…

My opening remarks at the CFTC SEF Showcase – March 31, 2011

First, I’d like to thank Commissioner O’Malia and his staff for inviting us here today for what is shaping up to be a very informative…