Registration open for IOMA: WFE's Clearing and Derivatives Conference 2020

By: The WFE Focus Team Nov 2019

The World Federation of Exchanges  is pleased to announce that registration is now open for IOMA: WFE's 37th Clearing and Derivatives Conferenc(IOMA).

The conference will take place at the Hilton Malta from 25 - 27 March 2020 and will be hosted by the Malta Stock Exchange.

IOMA will bring together academics, policy-makers, WFE member CCPs and derivatives exchanges, and other industry stakeholders from around the world to discuss and input into research. Participants will also engage in a multi-jurisdictional exchange of ideas on the opportunities and challenges for the future of central and bilateral clearing in the light of regulatory reforms, market structure changes, and technological developments. The programme will comprise keynote speeches, expert panels and paper presentations in a number of key areas including: CCP default management processes; recovery and resolution; technological developments in clearing; market resilience; changes in market structure; and model risk.

In preparation for IOMA 2020, the WFE has issued a call for papers, inviting academics to submit theoretical and empirical research for consideration.

Papers will be reviewed and selected by a Programme Committee led by the WFE’s new Head of Research, Dr Pedro Gurrola-Perez. He joins the WFE from the Bank of England, where he led the Financial Market Infrastructures (FMI) Directorate Research Team. Other members of the Programme Committee are Ron Berndsen (Tilburg University), Fernando Cerezetti (ICE Clear Europe), Samim Ghamami (University of California, Berkeley), Mike McClain (DTCC), Andreea Minca (Cornell University), David Murphy (Bank of England), Travis Nesmith (Federal Reserve Board), Martin Oehmke (London School of Economics), and Edward Scicluna (Ministry for Finance, Malta).

Successful papers will be presented for discussion and input at the WFE’s 37th IOMA Clearing & Derivatives Conference 2020.

For further details and to register for IOMA 2020, please go to the event's website. If you register and then find you are unable to attend, please cancel by COB on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Please do not hesitate to contact Anna Watson or Antoinette Di Massa should you have any questions.