CFTC’s Massad, Giancarlo to Address Swaps Conference Two Days Before Inauguration

Two days before Inauguration day, Timothy Massad, chairman of the US Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and CFTC commissioner Christopher Giancarlo
will be keynoting the
seventh annual
SEFCON VII conference, which has become the largest conference for the US swaps
trading market.

The conference will be held in New York on January 18, 2017.

The event, which is being hosted by the Wholesale Markets Brokers’
Association Americas (WMBAA), will provide inside looks on the implementation
of the Dodd-Frank Act, the implications of a Trump presidency on financial
markets, what lies ahead for US financial market regulation and cross border implications,
as well as such critical topics as the future of OTC market structure.

In addition to Massad’s and Giancarlo’s insights, additional highlights
of SEFCON VII include, “
A View from The Hill: The Trump Presidency”, as well
as discussions around whether Dodd-Frank regulations may be reconsidered. Meanwhile,
broadening the lens, analysis will also focus on how
Brexit may impact markets.

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • J. Christopher
    Giancarlo, Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
  • Timothy G. Massad,
    Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Vince McGonagle,
    Director of the Division of Market Oversight, CTFC
  • Scott O’Malia, CEO,
  • Petal Walker, Chief
    Counsel to Commissioner Sharon Bowen, CTFC
  • Mark Wetjen, Head
    of Global Product Development, DTCC
  • Amir Zaidi, Legal
    Counsel & Policy Advisor to Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo,

In addition
to these speakers, SEFCON VII, which is organized by Profit & Loss, features five highly topical panel discussions
on the future of swaps markets, such as Changing
Liquidity – A View from the Buy Side
and The Urgency of Cross-Border Equivalency.

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program details please visit: or
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Colin Lambert

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