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“OCC’s critical central counterparty role in the financial markets brings confidence to investors.”

WILLIAM J. BRODSKY CHAIRMAN,
CEDAR STREET ASSET MANAGEMENT

FORMER CHAIRMAN
AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CBOE

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Bill Brodsky has been engaged with OCC since its formative days in the mid-1970’s, from his role on its Board of Directors to serving as an industry senior statesman as Cboe’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. His deep knowledge of OCC as the world’s largest equity derivative clearing organization, its prominent voice on industry policy, risk management, and investor education reinforces OCC’s role of ensuring confidence in the financial markets and the broader economy.

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“OCC is an influencing force for and within our industry to promote growth, innovation and partnership.”

WALT LUKKEN
PRESIDENT AND
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
FIA

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As head of the leading global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets, Walt Lukken values the shared commitment between FIA and OCC to advocate for integrity and stability in the financial markets at all times. OCC’s corporate value of stewardship drives its focus on serving industry participants and the greater public interest. Strengthening the resiliency of the U.S. and global financial markets is foundation to OCC’s efforts as a systemically important financial market utility.

market-participants
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“As influencers in their respective areas, EquiLend and OCC have created a compelling and dynamic partnership to evolve the securities lending marketplace.”

BRIAN LAMB
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
EQUILEND

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Chief among OCC’s innovations was to offer a centralized clearing alternative for the securities lending marketplace more than 20 years ago. Brian Lamb believes that by joining forces to deliver greater access to central counterparty clearing in the global securities finance marketplace, the EquiLend and OCC partnership brings value to market participants using increasingly complex and large transactions to seek capital and balance sheet relief. The benefits of a cleared securities lending model are powerful and OCC’s innovation is paramount to the industry.

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“The Options Industry Council, an industry resource supported by OCC, is the go-to unbiased reference for investors interested in learning about the options market.”

STEVEN M. SEARS
FORMER SENIOR EDITOR
AND COLUMNIST, BARRON’S

CHIEF MARKET STRATEGIST,
STRATIFI TECHNOLOGIES

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As an experienced journalist and industry professional, Steve Sears is a strong advocate for unbiased investor education. Steve is an accomplished author and has chronicled most major modern financial events for prominent newswires and leading business publications. He pioneered coverage of the options market, market structure and exchanges. Steve understands the magnitude of OIC’s role in communicating complex information to investors, shareholders, media and Congress so that each can better comprehend the forces and risks shaping today’s financial markets.

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