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Debating direct clearing models

25 October @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm



(please note: This seminar will be subject to the Chatham House Rule.)

Commissioner Kristin Johnson (Commodity Futures Trading Commission)  

Commissioner Johnson is a nationally recognized expert on financial markets
risk management law and policy with specialization in the regulation of
complex financial products including the origination, distribution, and
secondary market trading, clearing, and settlement of securities and
derivatives. She is an internationally recognized expert on financial markets
regulation and corporate governance, compliance, and risk management. Her
recent work examines the implications of emerging innovative technologies
including distributed digital ledger technologies that enable the creation of
digital assets and intermediaries and artificial intelligence technologies that
target commercial and consumer financial transactions, transfers, and

Sean Downey (Clearing Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Policy, CME)

Julie Schoening (exChief Risk Officer, FTX US)



The Future of Financial Market Infrastructure

This series of seminars on the future of FMI, hosted by the LSE Law School, was established in 2020 in order to provide a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of the most pressing issues relating to this systemic part of the global financial markets.

Our theme for 2022/23’s programme is Assessing New Developments. With this theme in mind, we are organising a series of events to contextualise and develop the contemporary debates around central counterparties, clearing, settlement and the role of new technologies in FMI. 


Professor Jo Braithwaite, LSE Law School
Dr David Murphy, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE Law School

The organisers are grateful to the Advisory Committee (listed alphabetically) for their expert advice on the seminar series:

Fernando Cerezetti, European Association of CCP Clearing Houses (EACH); Max Chan, EACH; Teo Floor, The Global Association of Central CounterpartiesCCP12; Pedro GurrolaPerez, The World Federation of Exchanges; Ulrich Karl, ISDA; Nadine Piqué, The Global Association of Central CounterpartiesCCP12; Rafael Plata, EACH.


25 October
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Jo Braithwaite
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