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September 1999 || Vol.4, No.9
DEPARTMENTS
PLAYERS
Farid Naib’s Misspent Youth…Jett Gets Sued…Briefly

SHORTS
Here Comes BrokerTec…ISDA Redefines Credit Default Swaps…IT Risk Spending Continues to Rise…The CBOE Starts a Listing War…A Hedge Fund Index—With Investments to Match…Op Risk Study Finds Wide Disparity in Readiness…The Merc Bets on Mother Nature

REGULATORY WATCH
The CBOT Beats the SEC

EXCHANGE NOTES
Liffe and the Merc Tie the Knot

TECH NOTES
Liffe Connect Goes Remote

COLUMNS
The Real-World Pitfalls of Portfolio Insurance

  FEATURES
The Accounting Standard
From Outer Space!

Incomprehensible, unpredictable, unmanageable and downright frightening—FAS 133 is threatening the financial world like an alien life form.

Restructuring the Equity
Derivatives Market

Sky-high volatility may be under control, but the business may be concentrating into fewer hands.

Ramy Goldstein’s Early Misadventures
New documents shed light on Goldstein’s early disputes with former investors and COMEX, the New York Commodity Exchange.

The Decline and Semi-Recovery of The Latin Derivatives Market

The World According to Marty O’Connell

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