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Jun. 01, 2021
OCC Names Former State Street, Nomura Executive David Ye as Chief Risk Officer
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced the hire of David Ye as Chief Risk Officer and a member of OCC’s Management Committee. With over 20 years of leadership experience in financial and operational risk management, including executive positions at State Street Global Markets and Nomura Holding Americas, Ye will be responsible for implementing OCC’s risk management strategy.“We are very pleased to welcome David to OCC’s risk leadership team,” said John Davidson, OCC Chief Executive Officer. “This appointment...
Jun. 02, 2021
OCC May 2021 Total Volume Up 32.7 Percent from a Year Ago
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that May 2021 total cleared contract volume was 723,741,756 contracts, up 32.7 percent compared to May 2020 and the highest May volume on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through May was 39,367,534 contracts, up 41.9 percent compared to May 2020.Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 718,368,993, up 32.6 percent compared to May 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 677,836,592 contracts, up 32.5 percent compared to May 2020. This includes...
May. 04, 2021
OCC April 2021 Total Volume Up 29.7 Percent from a Year Ago
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that April 2021 total cleared contract volume was 715,606,410 contracts, up 29.7 percent compared to April 2020 and the highest April volume on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through April was 40,143,253 contracts, up 44.1 percent compared to April 2020.Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 711,388,828, up 29.6 percent compared to April 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 674,204,936 contracts, up 30.7 percent compared to April 2020...
Apr. 26, 2021
OCC, OIC Announce Joseph W. Sullivan Achievement Award Winner
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced that The Options Industry Council will honor the late Joe Levin, former Cboe Vice President, Research and Product Development, who led the development of the Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®), with the Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award. The award will be presented virtually at the 2021 Options Industry Conference on April 28.The Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award is given to individuals in recognition of achievement in the listed options industry through...
Apr. 26, 2021
OCC Designated as Best Place for Working Parents™ in Dallas
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, family-friendly workplace policies are more critical than ever for minimizing the economic impact on working parents, especially women and people of color. OCC is proud to share that we have earned the Dallas 2021 Best Place for Working Parents™ designation in recognition of our family-friendly policies and practices, reflecting our commitment to working parents and, by extension, their children. Creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for working parents is part of OCC’s Diversity & Inclusion Value and ensures OCC continues to...
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