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The World Federation of Exchanges holds Working Committee Meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

June 20, 2019

The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, today held the second of its three annual 70-member Working Committee meetings. The meeting was hosted by SIX Swiss Exchange in Zürich, Switzerland.

The WFE WoCo consists of representatives from all 70 WFE members. Its role is to discuss and agree the ongoing work of the WFE and its forward agenda. The WoCo meeting combines public policy work with capacity building sessions and seminars, and also provides a forum where key issues impacting the industry and market structure more broadly are considered. As a result, the WoCo ensures that the WFE and its members continue to remain aware of and responsive to the issues that affect its broader stakeholders.

ASIC Updates Information for Businesses on ICOs & Crypto-Assets

May 31, 2019

ASIC has updated Information Sheet 225 Initial coin offerings and crypto-assets (INFO 225) based on our recent experiences with ICOs and crypto-assets, which indicate that ICOs and crypto-assets will often be financial products or involve financial products that are regulated under the Corporations Act.

Release of the Financial System Review

May 17, 2019

the purpose of the FSR—to identify key vulnerabilities in the financial system that can interact with and magnify economic shocks and to monitor the evolution of these vulnerabilities and apply extreme risk scenarios to look at the potential implications for the financial system and the economy should such a shock occur.