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CME Group CEO Addresses Managed Funds Association Conference

Tue Feb 12 2008

CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, CME Group Chief Executive Officer Craig S. Donohue addressed the Managed Funds Association (MFA) Conference in Key Biscayne, Florida. During his presentation, Donohue discussed CME Group's position on market structure, specifically the proven track record of central counterparty clearing models and the benefits associated with market-driven clearing solutions.

  MFA Speech
  http://cmegroup.mediaroom.com/file.php/196/Donohue+MFA+Speech+2122008.pdf

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