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Exchange and CCP Leaders to Assemble in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for WFE-IOMA Annual Clearing & Derivatives Conference Converging Global Capital Market Conversations

​London, 15 April 2016 - Exchange and clearinghouse leaders will assemble in Kuala Lumpur next week for the World Federation of Exchanges' (WFE) 33rd annual Clearing and Derivatives Conference.

The IOMA conference, which will take place 17-19 April, will be a forum for the discussion of post-trade issues affecting the global landscape.

Bursa Malaysia will host this year's conference which will bring together global thought leaders for conversations which are timely and important to the capital market industry.The agenda focuses on the key themes driving change in the post-trade landscape. Topics that will be covered include the progress of the G-20 mandate, the market structure that is evolving in commodities, blockchain and distributed ledger, settlement, cyber resilience, new energy exchanges, CCPs & systemic risk, trade reporting, and the supplementary leverage ratio.

Attendees will include senior executives and CEO's from WFE members, including BM&FBOVESPA, Bursa Malaysia, CME Group, Deutsche Börse, Nasdaq, National Stock Exchange of India, Singapore Exchange and Taiwan Stock Exchange.

"The agenda for WFE-IOMA's 2016 conference showcases the major issues for financial market infrastructures globally, as the post 2008 landscape continues to develop and regulatory changes are implemented," said Nandini Sukumar, WFE CEO.

"This Conference is timely as the derivatives market in the Asia region and Malaysia have experienced significant growth. We are cognisant of the need to continually bring together key industry drivers and stakeholders for conversations on the various business opportunities, challenges and regulatory trends, prospects and issues affecting the global derivatives market," said Datuk Seri Tajuddin Atan, Bursa Malaysia CEO.

WFE's IOMA conference, which started as a gathering of the International Options Market Association, each year reflects the geography of WFE's global membership which covers over 200 exchanges and CCP's. WFE members are in Asia, the Americas and EMEA. Last year's meeting was hosted by BM&FBOVESPA in Sao Paolo and MOEX hosted the 2014 conference in Moscow.

For more information on 2016's WFE-IOMA Derivatives & Clearing Conference, please visit our website.

Follow us at the conference hashtag: #IOMA2016.

ABOUT IOMA:

IOMA was founded in 1983 as an association of options markets and clearinghouses around the world.

ABOUT THE WORLD FEDERATION OF EXCHANGES (WFE):

Established in 1961, WFE is the global industry association for exchanges and clearing houses. Headquartered in London, it represents over 200 market infrastructure providers. Members also include standalone CCPs that are not part of exchange groups.

WFE is the definitive source for exchange-traded statistics and publishes over 300 market data indicators. Its statistics database stretches back 70 years and provides the most definitive information and insight into developments on global exchanges. WFE exchanges are home to nearly 45,000 listed companies.

WFE promotes the development of fair, efficient and transparent markets. It works with policy makers, regulators and standard-setters around the world to support the development of effective rules and standards for exchanges and market participants.

ABOUT BURSA MALAYSIA:

Bursa Malaysia is an approved exchange holding company under Section 15 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. A public company limited by shares under the Companies Act 1965, Bursa Malaysia operates a fully-integrated exchange, offering equities, derivatives, offshore, bonds as well as Islamic products, and provides a diverse range of investment choices globally. For more information on Bursa Malaysia, visit www.bursamalaysia.com.

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