Press releases

NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) – Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the WFE who have gathered this week for the annual IOMA meeting, today issued a call for coordination of international regulatory reform that will foster additional transparency and more consequential risk management in off-exchange markets.

Madrid (February 1, 2010) – The officers and members of the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) today announced priorities for the year in which WFE celebrates its 50th anniversary. The WFE brings the world’s regulated exchanges together in order to improve the quality of markets.

Paris, France (2 November 2009) – The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has announced the publication of an interactive report, “Exchanges and Sustainable Investment,” presented today at a United Nations event in New York. A follow up to the WFE’s 2004 report, the research provides an update on the growth of sustainable investments as mainstream products accessible to investors, regulators and companies.

Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world’s leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gathering of global exchange leaders. The last meeting was held in Milan in 2008.

(Paris, 28 September 2009) The WFE Secretariat is pleased to announce the winner of the first annual WFE Award for Excellence, Prof. Robert A. Schwartz of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, CUNY.

(Paris, 22 September 2009) The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regulated markets.

Leaders of regulated financial markets from the WFE and FIAB on Monday, September 7 for a two-day summit designed to facilitate greater cross-border cooperation in market development and regulation.

Paris, 17 June 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has submitted comments to the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), which is expected to issue recommendations on unregulated financial markets and products.

World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) chairman urges greater coordination, cooperation among international regulators at their annual meeting.