The World Federation of Exchanges, the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, formally launches the WFE’s General Assembly & Annual Meeting on 2-4 October in Athens, Greece.

Athens Stock Exchange hosted the 2018 Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges and its 58th General Assembly, with more than 300 delegates attending the event and a public program of 14 speeches and panel sessions.

Chief Executive Officer of Central Securities Depository of Iran, Hossein Fahimi, represented CSDI at the event.

Upon return from Athens, the CSDI Chief said, "During the two days of the meeting, the participants debated the great issues impacting not only the market infrastructure industry, but the world more widely, such as sustainability." According to Fahimi, part of discussions also focused on the key role of markets in driving renewal. 

The Chief Executive, meanwhile, hailed the friendly relationship between CSDI and ATHEX Group and appreciated Athens Stock Exchange for its warm welcome and hospitality. Elsewhere in his remarks, he said, "The event provided a great opportunity to exchange and share ideas and experiences with our colleagues in capital markets for the implementation of their business plans, and strengthening CSD's leading role to guarantee transparency, corporate governance and sustainable development."

The World Federation of Exchanges is the global industry association for exchanges and clearing houses. Headquartered in London, WFE represents over 200 market infrastructure providers.

With extensive experience of developing and enforcing high standards of conduct, the WFE and its members seek outcomes that maximize the common good, consumer confidence and economic growth.

Release Date: 10/2/2018

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