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2018 OCC Views

December 4, 2018 – CIO Magazine
The High Returns of Low-Code Development Tools
Denise Knabjian, OCC First Vice President of Process Innovation, on how OCC has streamlined its development processes while reducing risk, increasing transparency and strengthening resiliency.

December 3, 2018 – The Hehmeyer Blog
Three Minutes With John Fennell, Chief Risk Officer At OCC
John Fennell, OCC Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, talks with Hehmeyer Trading + Investments about clearing bitcoin contracts, innovative options trading and the interconnected threat of cyber risk.

November 19, 2018 – Inside Compliance
Compliance Spotlight: Joseph Adamczyk, OCC
Joseph Adamcyzk, OCC Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, sits down with Loyola University Chicago School of Law to discuss his career and the skills necessary to work within the compliance industry.

October 26, 2018 – John Lothian News, Video Interview
Are Lessons from the Financial Crisis Being Heeded?
John Davidson, OCC President and Chief Operating Officer, discusses what he learned from 2008, and where the financial markets might still have weaknesses.

October 25, 2018 – Risk.net Podcast
OCC's Fennell on Nasdaq breach, crypto and 'skin in the game'
John Fennell, OCC Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, appears on Risk.net's second podcast episode. He discusses whether OCC would use its own capital as part of its default fund, as well as his thoughts on recent central counterparty news.

October 23, 2018 – ETF.com
Looking at All the Options
Eric Cott, Director of Financial Advisor Education for The Options Industry Council, writes about options as a risk management strategy for those who have ETF portfolios.

October 18, 2018 – #TradeTalks with Jill Malandrino
Regulatory Update
John Davidson, OCC President and Chief Operating Officer, discusses OCC's new Financial Safeguards Framework and its performance during the market volatility in early October. He was interviewed at the 2018 FIA Expo in Chicago.

October 18, 2018 – #TradeTalks with Jill Malandrino
Options Trading Strategies for Advisors
Eric Cott, the Director of Financial Advisor Education at OIC, says he sees more interest in options education when markets become volatile. He was interviewed at the 2018 FIA Expo in Chicago.

October 17, 2018 – #TradeTalks with Jill Malandrino
The Importance of Liquidity Risk Management
John Fennell, OCC Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, explains OCC's techniques for managing its liquidity risk and its role in providing confidence to the market. He was interviewed at the 2018 FIA Expo in Chicago.

October 11, 2018 – RMA Daily
Why Central Clearing is an Important Innovation for all Americans
Matt Wolfe, OCC Vice President of Product Development, discusses how OCC delivers value to the US securities lending market.

October 2, 2018 – CSO Magazine
The Options Clearing Corporation taps AI to Stay Ahead of Hackers (Registration Required)
Mark Morrison, OCC Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, discusses cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and OCC's red team-blue team methodology in preparing for cyber-attacks.

September 21, 2018 – Securities Lending Times
Celebrating 25 Years
Matt Wolfe, OCC Vice President of Product Development, discusses OCC's stock loan program and the capital efficiencies of central clearing.

August 23, 2018 – TABB Forum
Despite What You Read, The Options Industry Is Doing Great (Registration Required)
OCC is one of the most financially solid entities in the United States, according to an assessment by Russell Rhoads of TABB Forum.

July 25, 2018 – Transform
Rebranding Risk Management
OCC's new brand identity embraces a true risk management mindset, according to the only global magazine for rebranding and brand development.

June 4, 2018 – Asset Servicing Times
European Demand for US Equity Remains Strong
A study commissioned by the Options Industry Council, entitled "European Demand for US Exchange-Listed Equity Options 2018" revealed that European investors account for approximately 9 percent of the total U.S. exchange-listed equity option order flow.

May 2, 2018 – John Lothian News
OCC's Evolving Leadership Role in the Options Industry - Interview with Craig Donohue
Craig Donohue, OCC's Executive Chairman and CEO, talks about the evolution of the OCC and the Options Industry Council from being not only an industry utility but also an industry thought leader and influencer.

April 30, 2018 – John Lothian News
Regulatory Issues Confronting the Options Industry - Interview with Craig Donohue
Craig Donohue, OCC's Executive Chairman and CEO, discusses two key regulatory initiatives; the importance of adopting a risk weighted asset calculation that provides greater recognition of the true exposure of a clearing member firm and ensuring that supplemental leverage ratios includes customer initial margin.

April 23, 2018 – John Lothian News
Cybersecurity and Technology Upgrades - John Davidson, OCC
John P. Davidson, OCC's President and Chief Operating Officer, talked to John Lothian News about replacing OCC's 20-year-old technology clearing system, along with confronting regulatory issues and cybersecurity threats in the financial services industry.

February 9, 2018 – Dallas Innovates
Booming Demand for Clearing Options, Futures Contracts Fuels OCC's Growth
OCC's growing presence in the Dallas region is highlighted in this story that was featured in Dallas Innovates, a collaboration of the Dallas Regional Chamber and D Magazine Partners.

January 31, 2018 – MarketsMedia
CEO Chat: Craig Donohue, OCC
Craig Donohue, Executive Chairman and CEO, sat down with John D'Antona Jr. of Traders Magazine to discuss the state of the options industry, including volume growth, OCC's move to more cloud-based technologies, and his greatest regulatory concern.

January 23, 2018 – Securities Lending Times
Building Momentum in 2018 (page 14)
Matt Wolfe, Vice President of Product Development, joined a roundtable discussion with Securities Lending Times to discuss the key issues that may affect the securities lending market in 2018.