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Blog Category: Market Efficiencies

April 10, 2018
OCC Continues To Clear the Path for the Exchange-Listed Options Industry
By Scot Warren
Scot Warren, OCC Chief Administrative Officer, discusses OCC's new cash clearing fund and how it supports OCC's mission of being the foundation for secure markets.
Categories: Clearing Services, Company Updates, Market Efficiencies

March 27, 2018
OCC Continues To Clear the Path for the Exchange-Listed Options Industry
By Craig Donohue
Craig Donohue, OCC Executive Chairman and CEO, reflects on OCC's successes in 2017 and what the world's largest equity derivatives organization is focused on for 2018.
Categories: Clearing Services, Industry Education, Market Efficiencies

December 20, 2017
Advocating for a stronger U.S. options market
By John Davidson
John Davidson, OCC Chief Operating Officer, recently spoke at SIFMA's Annual Listed Options Symposium and shared his insight on how the exchange-listed options industry could be impacted by various regulations and risks in 2018.
Categories: Clearing Services, Company Updates, Market Efficiencies

June 6, 2017
Providing Stability for the U.S. Listed Equity Options Market
By Craig Donohue
OCC Executive Chairman and CEO Craig Donohue discusses financial tax reform and the implementation of SA-CCR, and the potential impact such proposals could have on the listed equity options markets.
Categories: Company Updates, Market Efficiencies, Regulation

April 25, 2017
OCC Says Implementation of SA-CCR Important For Liquid and Orderly Listed Options Markets
By John Fennell
OCC Chief Risk Officer John Fennell discusses the implementation of the Standardized Approach for Counterparty Credit Risk (SA-CCR) and its potential impact on liquidity in the listed options markets.
Categories: Market Efficiencies, Regulation

March 16, 2017
OCC Educating Lawmakers on Potential Impact of Tax Reform on Listed Equity Options Market
By Craig Donohue
OCC Executive Chairman and CEO Craig Donohue talks about the potential impact of comprehensive tax reform on listed equity options markets.
Categories: Company Updates, Market Efficiencies, Regulation

September 22, 2016
Blockchain could create efficiencies for markets
By Craig Donohue
OCC Executive Chairman and CEO, Craig Donohue, discusses his thoughts on blockchain and its potential to create efficiencies for market participants.
Categories: Blockchain, Fintech, Market Efficiencies