Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

FIA Speaks

Oct 8, 2020

In this episode, Russ Behnam of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission talks with FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken about the CFTC agenda and the commissioner’s groundbreaking work on the risks to financial markets posed by climate change. Commissioner Behnam has been at the commission since June 2017 and as sponsor...


Jul 21, 2020

10 years of Dodd-Frank.  On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The Act for the first-time regulated swaps in much the same manner as the futures industry has been regulated for decades.  In this episode, two major players of the Act...


Jun 25, 2020

This episode features a discussion about FinTech with Innovate Finance CEO Charlotte Crosswell. Ms. Crosswell talks with FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken about Innovate Finance, how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting FinTech, the state of the FinTech industry, the role of government partnerships or “sandboxes” and...


May 19, 2020

Episode 11 features Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath Tarbert in a wide-ranging conversation with FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken.  Chairman Tarbert discusses the CFTC’s response to the unprecedented events surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic that includes agency staff remotely working and industry...


Apr 29, 2020

In this episode, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Secretary General Paul Andrews talks with FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken about the organization’s mission and challenges in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and coordinating regulators around the world. Mr. Andrews has been with IOSCO...