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WMBA Rebrands

The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association has announced that with immediate effect it will change its name to the European Venues and Intermediaries Association.
The Association says the new title reflects changes to the role of inter-dealer brokers following the implementation of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II which comes into effect on 3 January 2018.The role of the newly-re-branded EVIA will be, it says, to strive to ensure fair and effective markets across its membership through the common rulebook of MiFID II.

SEFCON VII Headlines CFTC, Congressional Speakers

As the US prepares for the inauguration of Donald Trump as President on Friday, tomorrow at SEFCON VII industry leaders will take a look at the incoming Trump Administration: Join your swaps industry peers at SEFCON VII to hear directly from many of 2017’s newsmakers, representing a unique roster of speakers from across the regulatory, legislative, banking and buy side sectors. The headline speakers at SEFCON VII include current CFTC chairman Timothy Massad, and CFTC commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, as well as a special View from the Hill session with Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), chair of the Capital Markets, Securities and Investment Subcommittee, House Financial Services Committee.

CFTC’s Massad and Giancarlo, Congressman Huizenga, Among Speakers at SEFCON VII

Just days from Inauguration, SEFCON VII takes a look at the incoming Trump Administration, bringing together a unique roster of speakers from across the regulatory, legislative, banking and buy side sectors. The event is hosted by the Wholesale Markets Brokers Association Americas and takes place at The Roosevelt on Jan 18 in New York.
Industry leaders will discuss how the incoming Administration is expected to take shape, how the industry is likely to be impacted and which rules may be challenged. Keynote addresses by current CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad, and CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo will be followed up with a special “View from the Hill” session with Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Chair of the Capital Markets, Securities and Investment Subcommittee, House Financial Services Committee.