Press releases

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.

World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) directors promote international regulatory cooperation in meeting with head of SEC.

The WFE submitted its response to a March 2009 Consultation Report on the regulation of short selling issued by a task force of the Technical Committee of the IOSCO.

On 02 February 2009, the new officers and members of the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced priorities for 2009.

In Paris at its regularly scheduled meeting on 02 Fenruary 2009, the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) issued a statement on the short-selling bans implemented on many markets as emergency measures September 2008.

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