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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.
André d’Almeida Monteiro
News & Views

The art of risk management: a tale of errors and successes

Published: Feb 2019
André d’Almeida Monteiro, Chief Risk Officer from B3 takes a deep look at risk management by tracing its evolution from Renaissance Europe to the present day.