NIBA NYC Conference

The NIBA’s New York conference is quickly approaching and capacity is limited so make sure to reserve your spot now.  You can register here.  The full agenda has been published on the NIBA website and we have an excellent line up this year.  See below for details.  The NIBAs cocktail parties are well known and never disappoint and this year…

NIBA & DePaul Internship Program

NIBA and DePaul have joined efforts to introduce highly qualified graduates to members looking to bring state of the art edge to their own business. DePaul is dedicated to provide qualified interns to initial discovery, and NIBA is dedicated to bring qualified prospective employer to discovery. WIIFM- What’s in it for me? We don’t ask ourselves this when considering whether…

Chairman’s Letter – April 2017

“We do believe there are too many regulators…” Sharon Brown-Hruska, 1960- Sharon Brown-Hruska is a former Acting Chairman of the CFTC (2004-2005) and current director at NERA Economic Consulting. As a member of the Trump administration’s “landing” team, she told attendees at the New Risk in Energy Conference in Houston, TX earlier this month, that streamlining regulatory processes and relying…

Intent to Nominate J. Christopher Giancarlo as CFTC Chairman

President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate a number of key administration officials.  This announcement included nomination for Chairman of the CFTC.  Below is from the White House Office of the Press Secretary: J. Christopher Giancarlo of New Jersey will serve as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Giancarlo was confirmed to be a Commissioner at…

Chairman’s Letter – March 2017

“I don’t mind going back to daylight saving time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I’ve saved all year.” Victor Borge, 1909-2000 Victor Borge was an Danish and American comedian, conductor and pianist, popular on radio and television in Europe and the United States. He was often referred to as “The Clown Prince of Denmark.” I am…

NIBA SoCal Conference Wrap Up

SoCal Conference Summary On February 23rd the NIBA held its first conference of 2017 in Newport Beach, California. Promoted as being held in “toasty” southern California many attendees from the Chicago area commented that the weather they left back in the windy city was actually quite a bit warmer! In spite of the unseasonably cool 61° the conference was a…

ADM Investor Services Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

From it’s modest beginning in 1966 to the global clearing firm it is today, ADM Investor Services has never wavered in its commitment to the Introducing Broker community.  The firm is proud of the 250 IB’s who have chosen ADMIS as their clearing firm, and tailors its services to help them succeed.  Check out their story here   

Chairman’s Letter – February 2017

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the lack of learning is a calamity to any people – Frederick Douglass, 1817-1895 Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist, orator, author, and women’s rights advocate. A former slave, he rose to national prominence during the Civil War years, and was an outspoken supporter of the necessity of education to further…

Annual FCM & Service Provider Reception

NIBA held its annual “Thank You” reception for FCMs and Service Providers at the Union League Club in Chicago on February 2. Thirty-four FCM and Service Provider Members attended and were honored for their contributions and support of the Association. The following were honored for exceptional service to NIBA membership: – Liccar & Co., Founding Member – CME Group, Founding…

ADMIS 2017 Conference

Congratulations to ADMIS on a terrific IB Conference. It was well-planned, well-executed and well-attended! Thank you to all at ADMIS for including us at the event and for the continued support of the NIBA