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Jan. 18, 2022
OCC Receives Best Place for Working Parents™ Dallas Designation for Second Consecutive Year
OCC is proud to share that in 2022, for the second year in a row, we have earned the Best Place for Working Parents™ Dallas designation in recognition of our family-friendly policies and practices. Fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for working parents is part of OCC’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Value and ensures OCC continues to attract, retain and develop talent with a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives.“We have a very skilled and diverse workforce in Dallas, and this designation reflects OCC’s commitment to upholding policies...
Jan. 05, 2022
OCC Earns Placement on Built In Best Companies to Work For Lists
Built In recognized OCC on its ‘Best National Companies to Work For’ and ‘Best Large Companies to Work For – Chicago’ listsThis week, OCC was recognized by Built In – an online community for startups and tech companies – as part of its 2022 Best Places to Work Awards. OCC was listed on the ‘Best National Companies to Work For’ list and the ‘Best Large Companies to Work For – Chicago’ list.“We are excited and proud to be included in Built In’s Best Companies to Work For lists,” said Carla Dawson, Chief...
Jan. 04, 2022
OCC Clears Record-Setting 9.93 Billion Total Contracts in 2021
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that it set new annual cleared contract volume records for the U.S. exchange-listed options industry. In 2021, OCC cleared 9.93 billion total contracts (options and futures) and 9.87 billion options contracts. These numbers surpass the previous records, set in 2020, of 7.52 billion total contracts and 7.47 billion options contracts. Compared to 2020, OCC had a 32.0 percent increase in total contracts cleared and a 32.2 percent increase in options contracts cleared.December cleared contract volume was...
Dec. 06, 2021
OCC Chief External Relations Officer Julie Bauer Receives STA Women in Finance Mentor of the Year Award
On December 8, the STA Foundation will present a virtual ceremony honoring recipients of the 2021 Women in Finance Awards. OCC’s Chief External Relations Officer, Julie Bauer, is one of three recipients of the Mentor of the Year Award, which recognizes women who serve as role models, leaders and advocates for women in finance.The STA Women in Finance Awards celebrate individuals for their contributions to the advancement of women in finance through diversity and inclusion leadership, advocacy and mentorship efforts. Learn more about the STA Women in Finance Awards and see the...
Dec. 02, 2021
OCC November 2021 Total Volume Up 40.2 Percent Compared to November 2020
OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that November 2021 total cleared contract volume was 949,396,907 contracts, the highest volume month on record and up 40.2 percent compared to November 2020. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through November 2021 was 39,469,816 contracts, up 34.7 percent compared to November 2020.Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 944,355,975, up 40.2 percent compared to November 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 898,166,403...

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