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WFE Interviews Kyungsoo Choi, Chairman and CEO, Korea Exchange

Author Name: Kyungsoo Choi, Chairman & CEO, Korea Exchange

Could you give us a bit of background about your exchange? 

In January 2005, the Korea Exchange, Inc. (KRX) was launched as Korea's single integrated exchange under the Korea Stock & Futures Exchange Act. 

KRX was created through the merger of the Korea Stock Exchange (KSE), the Korea Futures Exchange (KOFEX), the KOSDAQ Stock Market, and the KOSDAQ Committee, a sub-organization of the Korea Securities Dealers Association (KSDA).

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Eurex Clearing White Paper "How CCP's Strengthen the Safety and Integrity of Financial Markets"

Author Name: Thomas Book, CEO Eurex Clearing

The lessons from the past and the conclusions for the future 

Eurex Clearing recently published its White Paper on the functioning of CCPs and their contribution to reduce systemic risk, given the ongoing discussions on the role of Financial Market Infrastructure as the new regulatory regime takes hold. The main purpose of the paper was to analyse how CCPs serve their markets and the positive impact they have on user's risk management. Of particular interest was the question surrounding CCP market structure resilience for extreme market scenarios, and how CCPs, their members, and regulatory stakeholders will ensure that even in circumstances which overwhelm the existing levels of collateralization, a CCP enables either the recovery or resolution in an orderly manner.

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