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Oct. 12, 2021
A Beacon of Hope for those in Need: OCC Sits Down with Edu-Futuro’s Jorge E. Figueredo
OCC seeks to support organizations who help people at risk through employee participation and financial donations. Since 2019, OCC has supported Edu-Futuro in their mission to empower immigrant and underserved youth and families through mentorship, education, leadership development and parent engagement.OCC recently spoke with Edu-Futuro’s Executive Director, Jorge E. Figueredo, to hear firsthand how the organization is helping immigrant and Latino families succeed and learn how the organization has had to adapt to confront the challenges associated with Covid-19.Can you tell us a...
Oct. 04, 2021
OCC September 2021 Total Volume Up 21.8 Percent Compared to September 2020
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that September 2021 total cleared contract volume was 816,942,764 contracts, up 21.8 percent compared to September 2020 and the highest September on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through September 2021 was 38,846,212 contracts, up 34.6 percent compared to September 2020.Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 811,458,905, up 21.7 percent compared to September 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 763,992,378...
Sep. 15, 2021
OCC Adds Leaders from ABN AMRO and Cboe to Board of Directors
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced two new members of its Board of Directors: Mike Nowak, Chief Financial Officer at ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC (AACC), and Rob Hocking, Senior Vice President, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions and Derivatives Strategy for Cboe Global Markets."Adding Mike and Rob to OCC’s Board of Directors further strengthens our resiliency and our ability to ensure confidence in the financial markets," said Craig Donohue, OCC Executive Chairman. "Their invaluable experience and insight will support our...
Sep. 10, 2021
Never Forget: Sept. 11th 20 Years Later
Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, a day where we honor and remember those who lost their lives in the horrific terrorist attacks carried out on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people fell victim to the attacks: loved ones, friends, colleagues, and first responders. The effects of the tremendous loss to our families, our communities and our nation are still being felt today. Life as we knew it changed forever.The attacks had a profound physical and psychological impact on all aspects of our lives...
Sep. 02, 2021
OCC August 2021 Total Volume Up 30.8 Percent Compared to August 2020
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that August 2021 total cleared contract volume was 805,713,175 contracts, up 30.8 percent compared to August 2020 and the highest August on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through August was 38,839,193 contracts, up 36.4 percent compared to August 2020.Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 801,578,079, up 31.0 percent compared to August 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 761,891,872 contracts, up 30.8...

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