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The WFE responds to FSB's consultation on SME financing

Published: Mar 2019
The WFE responded to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) consultation on the effects of financial regulatory reforms on the provision of financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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.
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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.
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The WFE publishes 2018 Full Year Market Highlights

Published: Feb 2019
The WFE has published its Full Year Market Highlights for 2018.
Mark Wetjen
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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
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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.
Lukas Gähwiler
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Regulatory cooperation in the area of financial services: in need of closer cooperation, more convergence and more legal certainty

Published: Feb 2019
Lukas Gähwiler, Chairman of UBS Switzerland AG and Member of the Board of the Swiss Finance Council
Urs Rüegsegger
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2019 Viewpoints: Dr Urs Rüegsegger, Chairman, SIX Swiss Exchange & Chairman, WFE

Published: Jan 2019
Dr Urs Rüegsegger, Chairman, SIX Swiss Exchange & Chairman, WFE writes about the importance of exchanges and CCPs in the wider financial ecosystem, and also looks ahead to his two-year tenure as Chairman of the WFE.
Adena Friedman
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New chapters in innovation and disruption will be written in 2019

Published: Jan 2019
Adena Friedman, President & CEO, Nasdaq writes about the trends that will continue to shape markets and the broader economic landscape in the year ahead.