Technology

RegTech and AI enable compliance and enhanced oversight for exchanges

Published: Aug 2017
RegTech is not new, but the cost of complying with myriad regulations has pushed it into the limelight recently, write Frank Hatheway and Tony Sio from Nasdaq.
Arjun Jayaram
Technology

No longer an afterthought: Post-trade is ripe for innovation

Published: Aug 2017
Following his electric participation on the Market Infrastructures, Post Trade and Fintech – Finding the Valuepanel at the recent WFE & Imperial College Technology Conference, Arjun Jayaram, CEO, Baton Systems tells us why the post-trade space is ready for innovation.
Anne Clayton
Emerging Markets

New European regulation will have unintended consequences for emerging markets

Published: Jun 2017
Anne Clayton, Head: Public Policy, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) takes us through the potential consequences of regulation such as MiFIR and MiFID II on emerging exchanges.
Reports & Analysis

May 2017 Market Highlights: Bonds

Published: Jun 2017
This article looks at the number of bonds listed in May 2017 and the capital raised by bond issuance (USD billions) over the January to May 2017 period.
News & Views

Market data: challenges and opportunities for market infrastructures

Published: Jun 2017
Anton Govor, Head of Strategy, MOEX, takes us through how Big Data and AI could be applied to financial infrastructures.
Nicky Newton-King
Interviews

Video interview with Nicky Newton-King, CEO, JSE

Published: Jun 2017
On the sidelines of the WFE WoCo Meeting, JSE CEO and WFE Board Director Nicky Newton-King took some time to speak with Jim Kharouf, Editor of John Lothian News, about making the JSE a global player.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - June 2017

Published: Jun 2017

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to the June 2017 issue of Focus, where, among other highlights, we look back at the WFE Working Committee (WoCo), which took place earlier this month. Over 50 participants from 30 exchanges and CCPs around the world met in London to discuss the ongoing work of the WFE, and take decisions on some key focus areas such as DLT and current Statistics Advisory Group (SAG) projects.

An important topic covered in June’s WoCo was how market infrastructures can navigate an increasingly regional world. Following on from that discussion, we are delighted to welcome a contribution f...

Technology

Preparation is key to successful cyber security management system

Published: Jun 2017
The key to a successful cyber security management system is to prepare well and expect incidents in the system, writes Scott Yang, Cybersecurity Manager, Taiwan Stock Exchange.
Technology

DTCC launches new cloud computing white paper

Published: Jun 2017
Video interview with DTCC’s Rob Palatnick, Managing Director & Chief Technology Architect where he discusses the key points of DTCC's recently launched cloud computing white paper.