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Jun. 30, 2022
Goldman Sachs and Charles Schwab Executives Join OCC Board of Directors
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced two new members of its Board of Directors: Alicia Crighton, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and Faris Matalka, Managing Director at Charles Schwab.“We are pleased to welcome Alicia and Faris as they are both widely respected leaders across the global derivatives market,” said Craig Donohue, OCC Executive Chairman. “Their extensive leadership experience and diverse skillsets make them highly qualified to join our board, and we feel confident that they will support our continued...
Jun. 30, 2022
ESMA Recognizes OCC as Tier 1 Third-Country Central Counterparty Under EMIR
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has granted recognition to OCC as a Tier 1 third-country central counterparty (TC-CCP) under Article 25 of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).“This recognition is a tremendous milestone and the culmination of years of work by OCC and regulators in the U.S. and Europe to establish equivalency and recognition,” said John Davidson, OCC’s Chief Executive Officer...
Jun. 29, 2022
OCC Launches ODD Quick Guide
OCC's Chief External Relations Officer Julie Bauer recently spoke with Traders Magazine on the launch of our ODD Quick Guide, an educational resource to help investors navigate topics included in the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the Options Disclosure Document (ODD). Read the interview on the Traders Magazine website.
Jun. 22, 2022
OCC Board of Directors Appoints Andrej Bolkovic as CEO-Elect
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrej Bolkovic, currently CEO of Akuna Capital, LLC, as its next Chief Executive Officer, replacing John P. Davidson who will retire in the first half of 2023. Bolkovic will officially join OCC as CEO-Elect on October 3, 2022, and will work closely with Davidson, the Board of Directors and Management Committee to facilitate a smooth transition of responsibilities.Since March 2021, Bolkovic has served as the CEO of Akuna Capital, LLC and its affiliated broker...
Jun. 22, 2022
LinkedIn Lists OCC in Top Companies to Work for in Financial Services
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced that it was recognized by LinkedIn as a 2022 Top Company in Financial Services for the first time ever. LinkedIn’s annual Top Companies: Industry Edition List highlights the top 25 companies in which to grow a career across nine different industries in the U.S., serving as a resource for professionals at every stage of their career journey.“We are proud to be recognized by LinkedIn as a Top Company for our commitment to supporting our employees’ development and professional growth...

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