Interviews

Monique Bell
Features

The State of Play in Australia’s Carbon Markets

Published: May 2024
Rich in natural resources, the transition to renewables presents Australia with the opportunity to evolve into a clean energy export superpower. Mark Williamson, executive general manager at CER, believes Australia has the potential to help the world decarbonise.
Tom Skinner and Suraj Pandey
Features

pTools Launches LEILex Affiliate Initiative for WFE Members Worldwide

Published: May 2024
Tom Skinner, Managing Director of pTools Software and the Founder LEILex, and Suraj Pandey, Strategic Account Manager at pTools Software and LEILex, launch the LEILex Affiliate initiative in partnership with LSEG.
Javier Hernani
Features

WFEClear 2024: the Pulse of the Clearing Sector

Published: Apr 2024
Everyone here knows the importance of financial markets to the global economy. Events like this also help us to get this message across to more people.
Richard Haynes and Nancy Doyle
Features

How to Build From Strength

Published: Apr 2024
Within the context of the recent BIS-CPMI-IOSCO consultative reports, Richard Haynes, Deputy Director, Risk Surveillance at the CFTC, and Nancy Doyle, Senior Special Counsel, share their thoughts on the proposals and why they are best framed as an enhancement of current transparency levels, which to a larger or smaller degree can build from an already strong base. 
José Manuel Ortiz-Repiso
Features

Clearing What’s Next?

Published: Apr 2024
José Manuel Ortiz-Repiso, Head of Clearing & Repo Operations at SIX, reflects on how CCPs are responding to evolving market trends, changes in regulation and the emergence of digital assets.  
Sir Dermot Turing
Features

The Wrong War

Published: Apr 2024
It has proved very difficult to shift clearing out of LCH. Clearing members will tell you how hard it is to transfer a portfolio of business, much of which belongs to clients.
Brian Steele
Features

DTCC: Delivering for the Industry

Published: Apr 2024
At its heart, DTCC is an industry-owned, industry-driven risk management organisation, and given our 50+ year track record we are proud to be recognised as battle-tested in protecting market stability and certainty.
Gerard Smith
Features

Six Trends Financial Market Infrastructures Need to Know

Published: Apr 2024
As the landscape continues to shift, financial market infrastructures will need to find the capacity to keep pace. Modernisation provides the best path forward for FMIs, delivering solutions for now while futureproofing for tomorrow.
Summer K. Mersinger
Features

The Clear Outcome

Published: Apr 2024
CFTC Commissioner Summer Mersinger explains why the Basel III Endgame proposals to increase risk-based capital requirements for banks providing client clearing services would have a significant – and negative – impact on derivatives markets.