CBOE Risk Management Conference Returns To Europe September 3 – 5


Top Institutional Derivatives and Volatility Traders to Gather in Ireland for the 3rd Annual CBOE RMC Europe

CHICAGO, IL, August 7, 2014 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 3 through 5, 2014, at the Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland.

The annual CBOE RMC is the premiere financial industry conference designed for institutional users of equity derivatives and volatility products.  Now in its 30th year in the U.S., this September’s event in Ireland marks the 3rd annual CBOE RMC Europe.

Top traders, strategists and researchers are expected to attend next month’s conference to discuss the latest products and strategies for managing risk exposure, enhancing yields and lowering portfolio volatility.  This year’s conference includes 16 sessions, with presentations from more than 30 leading risk management practitioners.  Strategy discussions are typically overlaid with examples of actual trades and real-market applications.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • “Global Equity Derivatives Trading Themes: Dislocation and Opportunities”
  • “Emerging Markets: Attractive Investment or Global Systemic Risk?”
  • “The Volatility Surface: Skew and Term Structure”
  • “Trends in Institutional Options and Volatility Products Usage”
  • “U.S. Options and Volatility Market Client Demographics”
  • “Correlation and Dispersion: What They Mean and How to Trade Them”
  • “Cross Asset Volatility Strategies for Tail Hedging and Alpha Generation”
  • “The Volatility of Volatility”

Registration and hotel information, a schedule of events and sessions, and a roster of speakers are available at www.cboermceurope.com. The website also features video interviews and social media highlights from the U.S. CBOE RMC held in Florida last March.  Please inquire about discounts for qualified end-users and complimentary registration for journalists.

During the upcoming conference, the website will provide live updates from CBOE RMC Europe, including blogs from each of the sessions and all of the conversation and photos on Twitter tagged with #CBOERMC.

About CBOE
CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, continues to set the bar for options and volatility trading through product innovation, trading technology and investor education. CBOE offers equity, index and ETP options, including proprietary products, such as S&P 500 options (SPX), the most active U.S. index option, and options and futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (the VIX Index). Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, Weeklys options, LEAPS options, FLEX options, and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM). CBOE is home to the world-renowned Options Institute and www.cboe.com, the go-to place for options and volatility trading resources. CBOE is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), with all trades cleared by the OCC.

Media Contacts: Analyst Contact:
Gail Osten Gary Compton Debbie Koopman
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Agenda and speakers may be subject to change.

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