CEO Letter

CEO Letter - May 2017

Published: May 2017

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to the May 2017 issue of Focus, where we look back at the 42nd International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Annual Conference, which took place earlier this month.

As part of our review of the conference, we are delighted to welcome Paul Andrews, Secretary General, IOSCO. In this Q&A, Paul gives us an in-depth overview of the key priorities for the global standard setter, sets out his vision, and outlines the ways in which the WFE can work even more closely with IOSCO in the future, given our close alignment in terms of both mandate and priority areas.

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Technology

Clearing paradigm shift demands new risk management thinking

Published: May 2017
Mikael Öhman, Chief Architect of Risk Management Solutions, Cinnober takes us through a 'new world' for CCPs.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - April 2017

Published: Apr 2017

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of Focus, where we look back at another memorable WFE IOMA Clearing & Derivatives Conference. The event, which took place in Frankfurt from 19-21 April, saw more than 150 delegates debate the most important market structure and business issues affecting the clearing and derivatives sector. We enjoyed razor-sharp insights and viewpoints from some of the most senior players in the sector - exchanges, CCPs, regulators, the buy side and the media - particularly around the topics of Brexit, cyber, the future of euro clearing, and CCP recovery and reso...

Reports & Analysis

Equities, fixed income and derivatives markets in Q1, 2017

Published: Apr 2017
This article reviews the equities, fixed income and derivatives markets in Q1 2017. Global and regional shifts relative to Q1 2016 have been analysed for key indicators across all asset classes.
News & Views

Current developments for European asset managers

Published: Apr 2017
Alexander Schindler, Member of the Executive Board, Union Asset Management Holding AG outlines the current developments in the European asset management industry, touching on Brexit, MiFID II and PRIIPS.
Eric Müller
Interviews

Interview with Eric Müller, CEO, Eurex Clearing AG

Published: Apr 2017
Following last week’s WFE IOMA conference, Eric Müller shares his viewpoints on the clearing and derivatives landscape.
Technology

WFE publishes cyber resilience standards

Published: Apr 2017
On 12 April 2017, the WFE published a set of cyber resilience standards designed to be used by WFE members, and other market infrastructure providers.
Reports & Analysis

WFE publishes annual IOMA derivatives report

Published: Apr 2017
On 20 April 2017, the WFE published its annual report into the global derivatives market.
Reports & Analysis

WFE publishes second volume of Annual Statistics Guide

Published: Apr 2017
In April, the WFE published the second volume of its Annual Statistics Guide.