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Crypto: Past. Present. Futures? A Derivatives Case Study

11 September 2018 3:30pm to 6:00pm CDT

Bitcoin futures were launched late in 2017, bringing the world of digital assets to the listed derivatives industry. How does the industry quickly get up to speed on digital assets - how do they work, how do they trade, how do they settle, how are they regulated? These are just a few of the questions that the industry needed to understand – and quickly. Join the FIA Market Technology Division, on its new date September 11, for a panel discussion on the following topics:

Past: The panel will present basic background on cryptocurrencies and their futures, as well as discussing how the FIA Market Technology division worked with other FIA divisions to discover and share information.
Present: Exchanges will discuss their experiences listing bitcoin futures and share their plans for further product development.
Future: The panel will discuss what may be next for digital assets within the listed derivatives industry, including challenges around physical delivery, and the use of digital assets as collateral.


Chair: Greg Wood, Senior Vice President, Global Industry Operations & Technology, FIA
Speakers: Michael Creadon, Chief Executive Officer, 4Rev; Kevin Darby, Managing Partner, Blue Trading Systems; Chris Hehmeyer, Chief Executive Officer, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments; John Tornatore, Global Head of Cryptocurrencies, Cboe and; Giovanni Vicioso, Senior Director Equity Products, CME Group

Pre-registration is closed. Please contact Mary Freeman with questions.

Event Details

event September 11, 2018
schedule 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  CST
place The Union League Club of Chicago // Crystal Room // 65 West Jackson Blvd. // Chicago, IL 60604
local_atm $40.00 per FIA Market Technology Division Member // $50 per non-division member

Dress for the Union League Club is business casual (no jeans please).





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