Paul Wong,
CCPs

Enhancing CCP transparency

Published: May 2018
At the WFE IOMA Clearing & Derivatives Conference, Paul Wong, Member of Secretariat, Committee on Payments & Market Infrastructures, BIS took part in a panel on how CCPs and banks connect. Here he looks at the importance of CCP transparency.
CCPs

The importance of CCPs – an African perspective

Published: May 2018
Alicia Greenwood, Director, Post Trade Services, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and newly elected Vice-Chair of the WFE's CCP Working Group, gives her regional perspective on the importance of CCPs.
CCPs

The indirect impacts of regulatory reform on CCPs

Published: May 2018
Sean Downey, Executive Director, Global Clearing & Risk Policy, CME Group, and newly elected Chair of the WFE's CCP Working Group looks at how regulatory reform can lead to unintended consequences for CCPs.
Roberto Belchior,
Emerging Markets

Latin America: The development of capital markets through technological cooperation

Published: Apr 2018
Roberto Belchior, Managing Director, Latin America Market Development, B3 writes about the recent B3 and Bolsas y Mercados Argentinos (BYMA) technology agreement, and what it means for the future of Latin American capital markets.
Craig Donohue
Interviews

Q&A with Craig Donohue, Executive Chairman & CEO, OCC

Published: Apr 2018
We talk to Craig Donohue, Executive Chairman & CEO, OCC following the firm’s hosting of the WFE’s IOMA conference earlier this month.
Monthly Insights

2017 derivatives markets update

Published: Apr 2018
The World Federation of Exchanges conducts an annual survey of the derivatives markets operated by its members, affiliates and other exchanges that voluntarily submit data for this survey.
News & Views

Maintaining market integrity - watch the latest WFE video

Published: Apr 2018
Watch the WFE's latest video, which focuses on the important role of exchanges and CCPs in maintaining market integrity.
News & Views

Cboe VIX Index marks 25th anniversary as the world’s barometer of equity volatility

Published: Apr 2018
Edward Tilly, Chairman & CEO of Cboe Global Markets writes here about the 25th anniversary of the VIX.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - April 2018

Published: Apr 2018

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to the April issue of Focus.

This month we look back at the recent 35th IOMA: WFE’s Clearing & Derivatives Conference, hosted in Chicago by the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC). We would like to thank our very kind hosts, who put on a truly memorable event in one of the greatest cities in the world.

The theme of IOMA this year focused on the important role of exchanges and CCPs in maintaining market integrity, and this topic formed the basis of a joint report between the WFE and Oliver Wyman, which was launched at the event. The report looked at three key areas: how e...