Looking ahead to the WFE's 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore

By: The WFE Focus Team Sep 2019

The WFE will hold its 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore from 8-10 October 2019.

The annual event, this year hosted by Singapore Exchange (SGX), will see WFE members, affiliates, key stakeholders and guests from around the world meet to discuss topics including market fragmentation, market data, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), embedding sustainability into exchange operations, market liquidity, and the future of capital raising.

Keynote speakers include: Dawn DeBerry Stump, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC); Masamichi Kono, Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); and Dr Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, Group Chief Investment Officer, GIC.

Other speakers include: Boon Chye Loh, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange; Dr. Urs Rüegsegger, Chairman, SIX Swiss Exchange; Edward Tilly, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe); Vikram Limaye, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE); Antonio J. Zoido, Chairman, BME; Alex Matturri, Chief Executive Officer, S&P Dow Jones Indices; Deborah Ho, Country Head, Singapore, Head of SEA, BlackRock; Laura M. Cha, Chairman, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd; Sandy Frucher, Vice Chairman, Nasdaq; Peter Hiom, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX); Feng Jiang, President, Shanghai Stock Exchange; John W. Pietrowicz, Chief Financial Officer, CME Group; Dr. James Zhan Director, Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); and Jan Boomaars, Group Chief Executive Officer, Optiver.