Features

News & Views

Welcome to the Markets Economy

Published: Jan 2018
Adena Friedman, President & CEO, Nasdaq writes about the idea of adapting the best features of equities markets into more of our daily transactions - what Nasdaq calls the Markets Economy.
Technology

The WFE publishes best practice guidelines for cyber security compliance

Published: Jan 2018
The WFE has published a set of best practice guidelines for market infrastructures designed to engender a staff culture of cyber security compliance.
Technology

The WFE publishes position paper on FinTech in the market infrastructure space

Published: Jan 2018
The WFE has published a position paper summarising its current views on FinTech and the regulatory environment surrounding it.
CCPs

DTCC launches white paper on 'Modernising the U.S. equity markets post-trade infrastructure'

Published: Jan 2018
Murray Pozmanter, Managing Director and Head of Clearing Agency Services and Global Operations at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) sat down with Focus recently to discuss DTCC’s newest white paper 'Modernising the U.S. Equity Markets Post-Trade Infrastructure'.
Emerging Markets

Taipei Exchange hosts AOSEF Working Committee & Capital Markets Forum 2017

Published: Dec 2017
A total of 10 exchanges and 23 representatives attended the Asian and Oceanian Stock Exchanges Federation (AOSEF) Working Committee, hosted by the Taipei Exchange (TPEx), in November 2017.
News & Views

The WFE attends IOSCO’s stakeholders’ meeting & ESMA’s conference

Published: Nov 2017
n October, the WFE attended two key industry events as part of its role as advocate for the global financial market infrastructure sector.
Technology

Fintech and financial stability

Published: Nov 2017
Adrien Vanderlinden, Systemic Risk Executive, DTCC walks us through the firm's recent white paper on Fintech and Financial Stability, exploring how technological innovations could impact the safety and security of global markets. We also feature a video with Michael Leibrock, Managing Director, DTCC.
ESG

Green finance in the spotlight

Published: Nov 2017
November was a busy month for all things climate change/green-finance related, writes the WFE’s Head of Research & Public Policy, Siobhan Cleary.
ESG

Sustainability: Business opportunity in the intermediation industry

Published: Nov 2017
Felipe Paiva, Brazil Clients Relationship Director and Sonia Favaretto, Media Relations, Sustainability, Communications and Social Investment Managing Director from B3 tell us more about the launch of its most recent sustainability guide.