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The WFE responds to ESMA on tick size consultation

Published: Sep 2018
The WFE has published its response to the European Securities and Markets Authority's (ESMA) consultation paper proposing amendments to the tick size regime in the EU with reference to third country (or, non-EU) instruments.
News & Views

Enhancing financial stability today for the future

Published: Sep 2018
A Q&A with Michael Leibrock, Managing Director, Credit & Systemic Risk, DTCC and Adrien Vanderlinden, Executive Director, Systemic Risk Office, DTCC looking at the DTCC’s recent white paper, The Next Crisis Will Be Different – Opportunities to Continue Enhancing Financial Stability.
CCPs

The WFE calls for global reform of Leverage Ratio

Published: Sep 2018
The WFE published its response to the four global standard-setting boards assessing the effectiveness of incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.
Thomas Zeeb
Technology

Beginning of a new era

Published: Sep 2018
There are already many cryptocurrencies and trading platforms, but none of them really meet the needs of the serious investor, writes Thomas Zeeb, Head Securities & Exchanges, SIX Group. That could all be about to change – thanks to a solution made in Switzerland that opens up new opportunities for the Swiss financial centre.
News & Views

35 Years of S&P 500 Index Options Trading at Cboe

Published: Aug 2018
Founded in 1973 as the first US listed options exchange, Cboe Global Markets further revolutionised the financial world 10 years later with the introduction of options on broad-based stock indexes, S&P 500 Index options (SPXSM).
Technology

The WFE proposes enhancements to FSB’s Cyber Lexicon

Published: Aug 2018
The WFE has published its response to the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Cyber Lexicon Consultation.
Technology

Global C-suite study on capital markets infrastructure technology published by Nasdaq and Celent

Published: Aug 2018
Research from Nasdaq, in collaboration with Celent, into capital markets infrastructure technology, has uncovered three important trends: the factors that are driving changes in market infrastructure; how MIs are using technology to support business strategies; and how technology spend is evolving.
News & Views

B3 & MASP announce groundbreaking art partnership

Published: Aug 2018
Works by Brazilian artists including Anita Malfatti, Alberto da Veiga Guignard, Benedito Calixto, Candido Portinari and Emiliano di Cavalcanti have been loaned by B3 to MASP, and will be part of the museum’s collection for the next 30 years.
Craig Donohue
CCPs

OCC clears the path to greater capital efficiencies for clearing firms in US exchange-listed options markets

Published: Aug 2018
Craig Donohue, Executive Chairman & CEO, OCC writes about the firm’s new Financial Safeguards Framework (FSF).