New CFTC Chair Vows to “Hit the Ground Running”

As he begins his term today as the 14th chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Heath Tarbert says that he intends to “hit the ground running”. “America’s futures, swaps, and options markets are the global standard. Their integrity is essential to the economic security of every American, particularly our farmers and ranchers. […]
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Seegers Exits Jefferies

Bryan Seegers, senior vice president responsible for global eFX trading, algo execution and liquidity management at Jefferies in New York, has left the firm. His next destination could not be confirmed by press time. Seegers joined Jefferies in mid-2017 from ADS Securities, where he spent nearly five years, last as co-head of global e-FX coverage […]
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Frank Joins InTouch Capital Markets

InTouch Capital Markets, which provides real-time institutional FX market intelligence, has added Peter Frank to its team of analysts. Based in London, Frank will report into Lee Oliver, head of InTouch FX. Prior to this role, he was most recently the global head of FX strategy at BBVA, while he has also held senior director […]
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Caplin Adds Three

Caplin Systems has announced three senior appointments to support its continued growth in EMEA, Scandinavia and Asia with the appointments of Keith Hill, Campbell MacPherson and Claus Holmark Asved to the roster. Hill joins as an advisory board member, based in London, with responsibility for global business development strategy. He has worked in the FX industry […]
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Feng Joins JP Morgan

Henry Feng has joined JP Morgan as vice president, currencies and emerging markets trading, in Hong Kong. Feng joins after more than six years at HSBC, where he was most recently associate director, Greater China FX trading. In this role, he was also based in Hong Kong.
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Mathew to Head FX Trading at Flow Traders

Flow Traders has hired Joshua Mathew as head of FX trading, according to market sources. Profit & Loss understands that Mathew, who is due to start in the last week of September, will be based in Amsterdam. Mathew joins the Dutch electronic trading firm after 10 years at Barclays in London, where his work was […]
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Trader Walks Free in Euribor Trial

Former Deutsche Bank trader and managing director Andreas Hauschild has been acquitted of conspiracy to defraud at London’s Southwark Crown Court over the rigging of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor) after being found not guilty of manipulating the benchmark rate during global financial crisis. The case was brought by the UK”s Serious Fraud Office […]
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Changes at the Top of Sucden Financial

Sucden Financial has announced an organisational change at the top of the business with current CEO Michael Overlander moving to a non-executive chairman role and Marc Bailey, deputy CEO, stepping up to the head of the business. The changes will come into effect on January 1 2020, Serge Varsano will also remain on the board […]
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O’Flaherty Joins Westpac

Profit & Loss understands that Ian O’Flaherty has joined Westpac as head of digital solutions and client technology. Based in London, he will report to Sydney-based Giulio Katis, managing director and head of financial markets e-commerce at the bank. O’Flaherty has been consulting in the e-fixed income space since leaving Deutsche Bank in mid-2018 after a […]
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Genesis Announces Senior Hires

Genesis, a digital currency trading and lending firm, has announced three senior hires. Specifically, the firm has named Arianna Pretto-Sakmann as general counsel, Pat DeFrancesco as CTO and Leon Marshall as head of European business development. Profit & Loss previously reported that the firm has also hired Dan Torrey as head of institutional sales. “It […]
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