• Interviews

    Interview with Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, ATHEX Group

  • News & Views

    The state of implementation of MiFID II and preparing for Brexit

    Steven Maijoor
    Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
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  • Sustainability

    Feature on Arunma Oteh, Treasurer, World Bank

  • News & Views

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: What is next now that post-crisis regulatory reform has been completed?

    William Coen
    Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
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    Editor's Pick

    Watch latest WFE video - 'Markets in Renewal'

    Published: Nov 2018
    At the opening of the WFE Annual Meeting in Athens on Wednesday 3 October, the WFE showed its latest video, entitled 'Markets in Renewal'.
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    News & Views

    Protecting transparency and liquidity in uncertain times

    Published: Oct 2018
    Following his participation in the 'renewal, rebuilding and rebirth of economies' panel at the recent 58th WFE GA&AM in Athens, Jan Boomaars, CEO, Optiver, writes about the dramatic increase of systematic internalisation and strict capital requirements that are creating an environment that threatens efficient markets in Europe.
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    Daniel Leon
    News & Views

    Meet the challenges collectively

    Published: Oct 2018
    Daniel Leon, Head of MACS Engineering and Execution, AXA IM gives the buy side perspective, and calls for a collective approach to prepare for the next crisis.
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    Samara Cohen
    News & Views

    ETFs and the making of the modern market

    Published: Oct 2018
    On the second day of the WFE's recent Annual Meeting in Athens, Samara Cohen, Head of iShares Global Markets, BlackRock gave a fascinating presentation on the ETF market, and traced trading and markets back through time to the use of clay tokens in 3500 BC. Samara summarises that presentation in this month's Focus.
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    News & Views

    The WFE participates in UNCTAD's 2018 World Investment Forum

    Published: Oct 2018
    The WFE took a very active role in the recent UNCTAD World Investment Forum in Geneva, with WFE CEO Nandini Sukumar speaking at the event's Grand Opening, moderating the SSE Global Dialogue, and also a participant on the WFE/UNCTAD panel on sustainability, commodities and derivatives.
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    Nandini Sukumar
    News & Views

    Third annual ‘Women Leaders in Financial Infrastructure’ event takes place in Amsterdam

    Published: Oct 2018
    For the third time, female leaders came together, this time in Amsterdam, to share their experiences with aspiring future leaders of the industry.
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    Sustainability

    The WFE publishes five Sustainability Principles for member exchanges

    Published: Oct 2018
    The WFE has published a set of five WFE Sustainability Principles that constitute a formal declaration by the WFE and its membership to take on a leadership role in promoting the sustainable finance agenda.
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    News & Views

    The WFE welcomes six new members

    Published: Oct 2018
    On Wednesday 3 October 2018, at the 58th General Assembly in Athens, the WFE admitted six new members taking the total number of full members to 70, an historic high. With six members joining since the last General Assembly in 2017, the WFE now represents more than 200 market infrastructure providers.
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    News & Views

    The WFE publishes report into global SME markets

    Published: Oct 2018
    The WFE has published a report (together with a supplementary dataset) entitled 'An overview of WFE SME markets', examining the current status of 33 SME markets across 29 WFE member exchanges.
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    News & Views

    The WFE elects seven Board Directors

    Published: Oct 2018
    On Wednesday 3 October 2018, at the 58th General Assembly in Athens , the WFE elected seven Directors of the Board.
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    Technology

    The WFE responds to BOE-FCA-PRA discussion paper on operational resilience

    Published: Oct 2018
    The WFE has published its response to the BoE-FCA-PRA Discussion Paper on Operational Resilience. The discussion paper calls on firms to demonstrate their operational resilience in the event of a cyber-attack or IT disruption.
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    Technology

    The WFE responds to Global Financial Network (GFIN) Consultation

    Published: Oct 2018
    The WFE has responded to the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) Consultation Document.
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