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SFOA and FIA announce 2013 Bürgenstock Global Derivatives Conference in Geneva, Switzerland on September 25-27

(PresseBox) (Geneva, Switzerland/Washington, D.C., ) The Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA) and the Futures Industry Association (FIA) today announced that the 2013 Bürgenstock Global Derivatives Conference will be held at the InterContinental Hotel and Resort in Geneva, Switzerland from Wednesday, September 25 to Friday, September 27.

"In the derivatives industry, the Bürgenstock name represents high quality conferences set in exciting locations. Today's announcement follows in that strong tradition," said Otto Nägeli, Chairman of SFOA. "Geneva is a natural choice for launching this new partnership in hosting the Bürgenstock conference, given its central location, its history as a financial center, and its well-established trading community," said Walt Lukken, president and CEO of FIA."

The Bürgenstock conference, now in its fourth decade, has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds for high-level debate and discussion. The conference has proven to be an ideal forum for encouraging closer cooperation among market participants and international regulators.

About FIA:

The Futures Industry Association is the leading trade organization for the futures, options and OTC cleared derivatives markets. It is the only association representative of all organizations that have an interest in the listed derivatives markets. Its membership includes the world's largest derivatives clearing firms as well as leading derivatives exchanges from more than 20 countries. For further information please contact Will Acworth at +1 202 772 3034 or


The Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA) has as a mission to support the growth and development of the global derivatives industry and the strengthening of market integrity through our annual conference and regulatory summit (Bürgenstock conference) as well as our initiatives in education and publishing. For further information please contact Werner Vogt, Head of Communications, SFOA, at +41 44 577 12 07 or +41 79 470 35 68,