Rob Palatnick
Technology

Why governance is the next big thing for DLT’s growth

Published: Sep 2019
Rob Palatnick, Chief Technology Architect, The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), discusses the role of governance in the growth of DLT.
Dr. Liangping Xu
ESG

Empowering investors: investor education practices at Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Published: Sep 2019
Dr. Liangping Xu, Director of Investor Education Center, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, discusses SZSE's financial literacy and investor education programmes.
News & Views

SGX Orb Awards winners share their thoughts with Focus

Published: Sep 2019
We hear from the recent winners of the SGX Orb Awards 2019.
News & Views

Looking ahead to the WFE's 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE will hold its 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore, hosted by Singapore Exchange (SGX).
Regulation

The WFE proposes improvements to CFTC’s non-US CCP supervision proposals

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE has proposed improvements to CFTC’s non-US CCP supervision proposals.
Professor Alexander Van de Putte
ESG

Promoting sustainable business growth in the fourth industrial revolution

Published: Sep 2019
Professor Alexander Van de Putte, Chief Strategy Officer Chairman of the AIFC Academic Council, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), discusses the role of sustainability in Kazakhstan.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - August 2019

Published: Aug 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the August issue of Focus, a truly bumper edition as we look back to the WFE Technology Conference 2019, which took place at the beginning of July, in Umeå, Sweden, with partner Umeå University.

We spent more than two days dissecting how our industry can work with, and benefit from, emerging technologies. These opportunities present us with a new and sometimes daunting set of challenges as we embrace and embed technology into our organisations. The world of technology is moving fast, and there is an ever-growing list of new and exciting technologic...



Laura Navaratnam
Technology

Emerging technology & emerging risk - Regulatory approaches to new technologies

Published: Aug 2019
Laura Navaratnam, Manager, Innovation Hub, Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the role of innovation, and diversity, in regulation.
Public Communication Department
Emerging Markets

Kazakhstan poised to be a centre for fintech startups

Published: Aug 2019
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) shares its plans about the development and prospects of the fintech industry in Kazakhstan.