FIF Webinar on Institutional/Retail Options Trading in 2020/2021

FIF held its fourth Webinar of the year on Tuesday, November 10th with a great panel discussion on institutional options trading strategies during Covid-19, the growth of retail options, and other global options trends. FIF would like to thank the moderator Tom Jordan (Jordan & Jordan) and the panelists: John Angelos (Cboe Global Markets), Sean Feeney (Nasdaq), Andy Nybo (Burton-Taylor) and Tony Saliba (Matrix Executions). If you were not able to join the Webinar, but would like to watch the recording of the event, please email us at fifinfo@fif.com and we would be happy to forward it along to any FIF Member. FIF would also like to thank Cboe Global Markets for sponsoring this event, continuing our annual partnership. 

POSTED Nov 16,2020

Final Reminder: FIF Webinar on Institutional/Retail Options Trading in 2020/2021

Please join us on tomorrow, November 10th @ 2pm ET for a webinar and panel discussion on  institutional options trading strategies during Covid-19, the growth of retail options, an outlook on options market structure and initiatives in  2021 and other global options trends. Please find the full panel for Tuesday's Webinar below:

    • John Angelos, Senior Director, Cboe Global Markets
    • Sean Feeney, Head of Product Development and Business Strategy, Nasdaq Options
    • Andy Nybo, Managing Director, Burton-Taylor
    • Anthony Saliba, CEO, Matrix Executions

FIF would like to thank Cboe Global Markets for sponsoring this event, continuing our annual partnership. Registration will close on today at 5:00 PM ET. Please register here. If you have any questions, please emails us at fifinfo@fif.com

POSTED Nov 09,2020

FIF Spotlight Presentations (11/9)

During the past week, FIF featured the following spotlight presentations:

  • FIF Front Office Committee (November 2). Larry Tabb of Bloomberg reviewed recent proposals by the SEC and the SROs relating to market data infrastructure and governance.
  • FIF Cybersecurity Working Group (November 5). Al Berg of Endava discussed cybersecurity in the new distributed working environment.

FIF will feature the following spotlight presentations on upcoming Committee and Working Group calls:

  • FIF Back Office Committee (November 10 at 11 am ET). Greg Lee of Paxos will discuss Paxos’ clearing agency's plan on leveraging blockchain for back-office.
  • FIF Emerging Technologies Working Group (November 19 at 11 am ET). Evan Schnidman, founder of Prattle, will discuss AI efficiency in research.

The first half-hour of each call will be dedicated to the spotlight topic. The second half-hour will be focused on the normal Committee or Working Group agenda.

To participate in these spotlight presentations, you must be a participant of the relevant Committee or Working Group. To sign-up for a Committee or Working Group, please log on to your FIF account (fif.com), click Profile in the top right-hand corner and check-off any new distribution list that you wish to join. Please send a note to fifinfo@fif.com with any questions.

POSTED Nov 09,2020

FIF Spotlight Presentations

During the past week, FIF featured the following spotlight presentations:

  • FIF Data and Technology Committee (October 28). John Ramsay of IEX reviewed an IEX proposal for a new offset-peg order type.
  • FIF Tax Information Reporting Working Group (October 29). Stevie Conlon, Robyn Lang, Robert Schwaba and Anna Vayser of Wolters Kluwer discussed recently-issued regulations under section 1446(f) of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the withholding tax imposed on the sale, exchange or redemption of a partnership interest held by a foreign person.
  • FIF Front Office Committee (November 2). Larry Tabb of Bloomberg reviewed recent proposals by the SEC and the SROs relating to market data infrastructure and governance.

FIF will feature the following spotlight presentations on upcoming Committee and Working Group calls:

  • FIF Cybersecurity Working Group (November 5 at 11 am ET). Al Berg of Endava will discuss cybersecurity in the new distributed working environment.
  • FIF Back Office Committee (November 10 at 11 am ET). Greg Lee of Paxos will discuss Paxos’ clearing agency plan leveraging blockchain for back-office.
  • FIF Webinar: Retail/Institutional Options Trading in 2020-2021 (November 10 at 2pm ET). Please register for this webinar here.
  • FIF Emerging Technologies Working Group (November 19 at 11 am ET). Evan Schnidman, founder of Prattle, will discuss AI efficiency in research.

The first half-hour of each call will be dedicated to the spotlight topic. The second half-hour will be focused on the regular Committee or Working Group agenda.

To participate in these spotlight presentations, you must be a participant of the relevant Committee or Working Group. To sign-up for a Committee or Working Group, please log on to your FIF account (fif.com), click Profile in the top right-hand corner and check-off any new Distribution List that you want to join. Please send a note to fifinfo@fif.com with any questions

POSTED Nov 02,2020

Upcoming Spotlight Presentations

FIF will feature the following spotlight presentations on upcoming FIF Committee and Working Group calls:

  • FIF Data and Technology Committee (October 28 at 10 am ET). John Ramsay of IEX will review an IEX proposal for a new offset-peg order type.
  • FIF Tax Information Reporting Working Group (October 29 at 10 am ET). Stevie Conlon, Robert Schwaba and Anna Vayser of Wolters Kluwer will discuss recently-issued regulations under section 1446(f) of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the withholding tax imposed on the sale, exchange or redemption of a partnership interest held by a foreign person.
  • FIF Front Office Committee (November 2 at 11 am ET). Larry Tabb of Bloomberg will review recent proposals by the SEC and the SROs relating to market data infrastructure and governance.
  • FIF Cybersecurity Working Group (November 5 at 11 am ET). Al Berg of Endava will discuss cybersecurity in the new distributed working environment.
  • FIF Emerging Technologies Working Group (November; date and time TBD). Evan Schnidman, founder of Prattle, will discuss AI efficiency in research.

The first half-hour of each call will be dedicated to the spotlight topic. The second half-hour will be focused on the normal Committee or Working Group agenda.

To participate in these spotlight presentations, you must be a participant of the relevant Committee or Working Group. To sign-up for a Committee or Working Group, please log on to your FIF account at www.fif.com , click Profile in the top right-hand corner of the page and check-off any new Distribution List that you want to join. Please send a note to fifinfo@fif.com with any questions.

POSTED Oct 26,2020

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