GFMA appointed member of CFTC Global Markets Advisory Committee
13 January 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C., 13 January 2023 - The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) which represents the leading global financial and capital market participants, today welcomed the announcement from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the appointment of the members of its Global Markets Advisory Committee.
Adam Farkas, CEO of the GFMA, said: “I am honoured to be appointed as one of the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee members, representing the GFMA. The Committee is an influential body that advises the regulator on issues affecting market structure, regulation and the integrity and competitiveness of US markets. Given recent global macroeconomic challenges, the work of this committee will be key for addressing global markets issues.”
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GFMA represents the common interests of the world’s leading financial and capital market participants to provide a collective voice on matters that support global capital markets. It also advocates on policies to address risks that have no borders, regional market developments that impact global capital markets, and policies that promote efficient cross-border capital flows to end users. GFMA efficiently connects savers and borrowers, thereby benefiting broader global economic growth. The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) located in London, Brussels, and Frankfurt; the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) in Hong Kong; and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) in New York and Washington are, respectively, the European, Asian, and North American members of GFMA.