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Crypto Derivatives Trading: What You Need to Know for the Next Bull Run

  • Speakers
  • Amy Zhang VP of Sales, Fireblocks
  • Ian McAfee Co-Founder and CEO, Shift Markets
  • Joshua Barraclough CEO, One Trading
  • Melvin Deng CEO, QCP Capital
  • Wilson Huang Relationship Manager, Head of Crypto OTC Options Sales, Cumberland


Unlike spot trading, derivatives trading has trailed in cryptoassets compared to other traditional asset classes. Given the number of institutions active in this asset class now compared to the last 5 years, the next bull run might look very different regarding where the volumes go in terms of products and venues.

In this session, we unpack the current status of derivatives trading and market infrastructure, the key players, and the key levers or enablers for derivative trading in crypto-assets to match other traditional asset classes.