SOURCE: Intercontinental ExchangeICE- CORP
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved ICE Futures Europe's application to become registered under the Foreign Boards of Trade (FBOT) requirements. The registration allows ICE Futures Europe to provide identified members or other participants located within the United States with direct access to ICE Futures Europe's electronic trading and order matching systems. "ICE Futures Europe has had a long standing regulatory relationship with the United States and we are delighted to have received approval from the CFTC. This approval will allow us to continue to serve the needs of our customers region," said David Peniket, President, ICE Futures Europe. ICE Futures Europe operates leading futures and options markets for global crude and refined oil, interest rates, equity index futures, natural gas, power, coal, emissions and soft commodities. About Intercontinental Exchange Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates a leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings and equities trading. Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange. Information regarding additional trademarks and intellectual property rights of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. and/or its affiliates is located at www.intercontinentalexchange.com/terms-of-use. Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, as filed with the SEC on February 4, 2016.