CME Group to Host Fourth Annual Global Financial Leadership Conference

CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, will host the fourth annual Global Financial Leadership Conference (GFLC) Oct. 24-26, 2011, at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. The GFLC is an exclusive event that brings together decision-makers from the world’s leading financial institutions to discuss emerging geopolitical trends, debate critical economic issues and provide perspectives on future developments in the financial marketplace.

Topics to be discussed include:

Potential impact of current and proposed regulatory policy;
The evolving role of risk management;
Impact of geopolitical trends on global financial markets;
The state of sovereign debt and sovereign risk;
The global demand for energy;
Impact of the current food crisis; and
The new information paradigm impacting politics and markets.

Keynote speakers for this year’s conference include:

President George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States of America and Founder of the George W