Features

WFE
Emerging Markets

The WFE hosts Emerging Markets Forum for industry stakeholders

Published: Mar 2019
On Thursday 14 March 2019, the WFE held its first Emerging Markets forum in London to explore the factors that attract international investors to emerging markets.
CCPs

The WFE responds to US agencies on proposed standardised approach for calculating the exposure amount of derivative contracts

Published: Mar 2019
The WFE has responded to three US federal banking agencies on a proposed rule to update their standards for how firms measure counterparty credit risk posed by derivative contracts.
ESG

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2019

Published: Mar 2019
Many WFE members participated in 'Ring the Bell for Gender Equality' to celebrate International Women's Day 2019.
Tore Klevenberg
CCPs

Holding margin for a rainy day

Published: Mar 2019
Tore Klevenberg, Partner and CEO, Baymarkets AS writes about risk add-ons.
News & Views

The WFE publishes its strategic priorities for 2019

Published: Feb 2019
The WFE has published its five strategic priorities for 2019: regulatory coherence or market fragmentation; technology-related policy work on topics including initial coin offerings (ICOs), crypto assets and cyber resilience; ESG issues in market structure; clarifying the nature of market data; and CCP-related capital matters.
CCPs

The WFE responds to FSB’s discussion paper on financial resources to support CCP resolution

Published: Feb 2019
The WFE has responded to the FSB’s paper entitled ‘Financial resources to support CCP resolution and the treatment of CCP equity in resolution’.
News & Views

The WFE publishes 2018 Full Year Market Highlights

Published: Feb 2019
The WFE has published its Full Year Market Highlights for 2018.
Julie Becker
ESG

Green finance trends in 2019

Published: Feb 2019
Julie Becker, Head of the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) & Member of the Executive Committee of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) shares the firm's green finance outlook for 2019 – the key green finance trends that we may see in the coming months.
Mark Wetjen
News & Views

The role international standards bodies can play in mitigating the risks of market fragmentation

Published: Feb 2019
Mark Wetjen, Managing Director, Head of Global Public Policy, DTCC & Chairman of the Board, DTCC Deriv/SERV LLC writes about how market structure reforms and International Standards Bodies (ISBs) can play an important role in helping to mitigate issues around market fragmentation.