In Current Issue: December 2016

Top Story

Innovation
18 Startups Bringing New Products and Services to the Derivatives Markets
This year's FIA Expo featured a special section devoted to presenting 18 new and emerging companies whose innovative products and services hold great promise for the derivatives markets. This article profiles each one of these 18 companies, describing how they are leveraging advanced technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence and distributed ledgers to bring dynamic new solutions for trading, clearing, risk management, data processing and regulatory compliance.


By Bennett Voyles
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Features

A Powerful Combination
CBOE Moves into New Markets with Bats Acquisition
The $3.2 billion merger between CBOE Holdings and Bats Global Markets, announced in late September, will have a number of important effects on the U.S. equity options market.


By Joanne Morrison
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Transparency, Registration and Oversight
Regulators Outline Reform Agenda for U.S. Treasury Market
The U.S. Treasury market is one of the deepest and most liquid markets in the world, with significant trading in not only the benchmark securities such as the 10-year Treasury note but also the Treasury futures and options traded on the U.S. futures markets. The composition of this market has been changing however.  


By Will Acworth
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