International Awards winners announced

International Awards winners announced

Download the awards brochure here.

Eurex Exchange was the big winner at tonight’s FOW International Awards taking home four awards including the coveted Global Exchange of the Year.

In addition to the global award, the German exchange won European Exchange of the Year, Proprietary Traders’ Exchange of the Year and Best Innovation by an Exchange for its ISA-Direct direct clearing offering.

CME Group scooped three awards: two Best New Contract awards for its BTIC suite and Ultra Treasury Future and Exchange of the Year, US and Canada.

Another big winner on the night was Abide Financial, which took home awards for Best New Product – Regulatory Reporting and Best Innovation by an ISV, Regualtory Change.

Michael Spencer, who built up ICAP into the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Elsewhere, Fidessa took home the Best Trading System, Sell-Side for an impressive fifth year consecutive year following up its fourth consecutive win in that category in the FOW Awards for Asia.

Dash Financial won Best New Product, Trading and Execution for its Dash360 execution management tool winning the unanimous vote of judges in the most hotly contested category beating off 11 other entries for the award.

The FOW International Awards recognise the best performance in the cleared derivatives industry over the judging period, which runs from July to the end of June each year.

The awards are judged by a network of industry expects independent of the FOW team.

Over 300 people attended this year’s awards dinner, which followed the annual Derivatives World London: The Debates event.

A full list of winners, can be found below. To download the International Awards brochure, click here.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Michael Spencer, ICAP

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Lance Uggla, Markit

 

Exchanges and CCPs

GLOBAL EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

Eurex Exchange

 

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

US and Canada

CME Group

 

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• South America

BM&F Bovespa

 

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Europe

Eurex Exchange 

 

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Asia-Pacific

Singapore Exchange

 

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Middle East and Africa

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

 

BEST TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION BY AN EXCHANGE

Eurex – ISA Direct

 

CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• The Americas

OCC

 

CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• Europe

LCH

 

CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• APAC and MEA

LCH

 

US OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

Bats/EDGX

 

BEST NEW EXCHANGE OR TRADING PLATFORM

Nasdaq Futures Exchange

 

MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Equities and equity indexes

CME Group – BTIC suite

 

MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Commodities and energy

London Metal Exchange – Steel scrap

 

MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Interest rates and currency

CME Group – Ultra 10 year treasury notes

 

PROP TRADERS’ EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR 

Eurex

 

EXCHANGE DEAL OF THE YEAR

London Stock Exchange disposal of Russell Investments

 

SEF OF THE YEAR

Tradeweb

 

TRADE REPOSITORY OF THE YEAR

DTCC

 

Banks, brokers and FCMs

BANK OF THE YEAR

SocGen

 

IDB OF THE YEAR

BGC Partners

 

NON-BANK FCM OF THE YEAR

RJ O’Brien

 

CLIENT CLEARING FIRM OF THE YEAR

Citi

 

MARKET MAKER OF THE YEAR

Citadel Securities

 

PROP TRADERS’ CLEARING FIRM OF THE YEAR

 ABN Amro

 

Technology

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Trade reconciliation

Duco

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Blockchain

SETL

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Post trade                   

Message Automation   

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Regulatory reporting

Abide Financial 

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Risk management

Rival Systems

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Trading and execution

Dash360

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Connectivity              

Perseus                               

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Collateral management

Cloud Margin

 

BEST NEW PRODUCT

• Market surveillance

Ancoa

 

TRADING SYSTEM OF THE YEAR

• Buy-side

Horizon

 

TRADING SYSTEM OF THE YEAR

• Sell-side      

Fidessa                                

 

BEST INNOVATION BY AN ISV - REGULATORY CHANGE

Abide Financial

 

PROP TRADERS’ ISV OF THE YEAR

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