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Congressman Thomas Reed to Speak at 2017 Options Industry Conference

CHICAGO (April 17, 2017) – OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, today announced that Congressman Thomas Reed (R-NY 23rd District) will be a featured speaker on May 10th at the 2017 Options Industry Conference. Congressman Reed and OCC Executive Chairman and CEO Craig Donohue will have a "fireside chat" about the outlook for Congressional action in 2017 and significant items on the Hill's agenda as they relate to the U.S. listed equity options industry.

Congressman Reed serves as a member of the House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee, which is responsible for addressing issues of tax policy, trade, health care, and Social Security. OCC and the U.S. Securities Markets Coalition have been paying attention to the issue of comprehensive tax reform and its potential impact on the U.S. listed equity options markets.

The 35th Annual Options Industry Conference will be held from May 10-12 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, AZ. Read the agenda, get more information, and register to attend the 35th Annual Options Industry Conference at

About OCC

OCC is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization and the foundation for secure markets. Founded in 1973, OCC operates under the jurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. Named 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year - The Americas by FOW Magazine and 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year by Global Investor/ISF Magazine, OCC now provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 20 exchanges and trading platforms for options, financial futures, security futures, and securities lending transactions. More information about OCC is available at