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Edgewater Markets Reorganises Its Top Level Management Team

August 14, 2019

Edgewater Markets, a New York headquartered forex and commodities liquidity service provider recently launched a wholly owned subsidiary – Edgewater Digital Technologies a firm focused on providing state of the art best in class trading platform for institutional clients trading in cryptocurrencies. As a part of this move, the firm has made several changes to its business by restructuring its top level key management roles.

LME Welcomes Chinese Vice Premier

July 2, 2019

Chinese Vice Premier, Hu Chunhua, yesterday (Tuesday) visited the London Metal Exchange (LME), a member of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), during his trip to the United Kingdom (UK) for the 10th UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD).

SEC Names Holli Heiles Pandol as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

June 28, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Holli Heiles Pandol has been named Director of the agency’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Ms. Pandol will advise the Chairman, Commissioners, and SEC staff on legislative matters, provide technical assistance on securities-related legislation to congressional committees and staff, assist in preparing SEC testimony for congressional hearings, and coordinate with other government entities.

ICE Data Indices Recognized As Third Country Benchmark Administrator By The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

June 25, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that ICE Data Indices, LLC has been recognized as a third country benchmark administrator under Article 32 of the European Union’s Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). Recognition was granted by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on May 24, 2019.

OneZero Adds Dashboards and Tiles to Liquidity Hub 8.0

June 23, 2019

OneZero Adds Dashboards and Tiles to Liquidity Hub 8.0, The new features, which include Dashboards and Tiles, are part of an ongoing effort to enhance operational scalability and usability across an organization’s multiple departments and end-users.

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.

Switzerland and Netherlands Sign Protocol of Amendment to Double Taxation Agreement

June 19, 2019

Bern, 12.06.2019 – On 12 June 2019 in the Hague, Switzerland and the Netherlands signed a protocol of amendment to the double taxation agreement with respect to taxes on income (DTA). The protocol implements the minimum standards for double taxation agreements. It also clarifies some concepts and also adapts the DTA to the current treaty policy of the two states.

SEC Announces 2019 Government-Business Forum to Be Held in Omaha

June 16, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it will host the 38th annual Government-Business Forum on August 14, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska.  The Forum provides a platform to highlight perceived impediments to capital formation, culminating in recommendations for government and private action to improve the environment for small businesses.  The Forum will be hosted in partnership with the Heider College of Business at Creighton University.