Regulatory Affairs

Regulation can make the difference between markets that inspire confidence and markets that don’t. The WFE champions effective rules for the modern, global economy and its future growth.

Our unique perspective comes from uniting authorised exchanges and central counterparties (CCPs) worldwide. With extensive experience of developing and enforcing high standards, WFE members support an orderly, secure, fair and transparent environment for investors; for companies that raise capital; and for all who face risk. 

The WFE updates members on legislative developments. We analyse evidence, encourage debate and seek outcomes that maximise the common good. We also engage with major policymakers in an open, collaborative way, reflecting the central, public role that exchanges and CCPs perform in an internationally integrated financial system.

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WFE statement on CCPs and their role in systemic safety

Published: 04 Dec 2019
The WFE has said it is starting a 12-month workplan to ensure that the role and nature of CCPs is correctly understood, and is not undermined by narrow interests that diverge from good public policy.
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Our Regulatory Affairs Team

Our Regulatory Affairs team brings experience and expertise in public policy, regulation and international relations. With more than 30 years of combined experience, it drives our advocacy programme. Through our work with and on behalf of our members, we help build and protect effective markets.

  • Richard Metcalfe

    Richard Metcalfe

    Head of Regulatory Affairs
  • Richard Fenner

    Richard Fenner

    Manager, Regulatory Affairs
  • Jonathan Pallant

    Jonathan Pallant

    Manager, Regulatory Affairs
  • Lisa Remke

    Lisa Remke

    Policy Analyst, Regulatory Affairs