Roger Rutherford

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Roger Rutherford

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Roger Rutherford is responsible for the strategic running of ParFX and overseeing the platform’s long-term development plans. 

Based in London, Roger plays a vital role in the implementation of ParFX’s vision to create a fair and transparent FX market by ensuring a level playing field for all participants, regardless of financial strength or technological sophistication.

He brings his extensive knowledge and track record of success to ParFX and is well-positioned to assess the needs of the market. Prior to joining in June 2012, Roger held a number of senior positions within the foreign exchange industry, including more than 10 years at ICAP-owned EBS, where he was Senior Product Manager and Head of EMEA Sales.

Roger was also Head of Product Management at CLS, the largest multi-currency cash settlement system to mitigate settlement risk for FX transactions globally. More recently, he was Global Head of FX Futures and Options at CME Group.

Roger is also a member of the ACI FX Committee, the organisation that represents over 12,000 individual market participants across the industry. 

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  • 29 November 2018, e-Forex Laying the foundations FX takes steps to secure its future*

    “The ongoing work is ensuring that the price provider is more open and transparent towards the client and they document it in a way that shows you exactly how they’ll treat you. So, being more open and transparent is an enormous first step,” comments Roger Rutherford chief operating officer at ParFX.

  • 17 October 2018, Euromoney Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump *

    A number of observers stress the need for transparency. There are legitimate uses for a holding timer in some circumstances, but those uses need to be transparent and clear to all pre-trade, says Roger Rutherford, COO of ParFX. “It is critical that a speed bump – or a randomized matching tool – achieves its purpose of meaningfully protecting traders against bad trading behaviour,” he adds.

  • 17 October 2018, Traders Magazine SEC Rules for SIFMA in Market Data Case*†

    Roger Rutherford, COO of ParFX told Traders Magazine that the SEC’s decision is an eye-opener, not just for those in equities in the US, but across financial markets. It supports the widely held view that there needs to be greater transparency in the pricing of market data.

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