Event Overview

Welcome to the Conference of the World Forum of Central Securities Depositories. This year the event was held online across three days between 30 May and 1 June, and below in the agenda section you will find details on further topics that were explored.

Key Themes

CSD engagement in Sustainable Development

Facilitating cross-border investment flows

Technology Vision for FMIs

Business optimisation and the ways to scale up a CSD

Settlement cycle

WFC2022 - The Event

Speakers included

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Lieve Mostrey

Chief Executive Officer,
Euroclear Group

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Michael C. Bodson

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

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Stephan Leithner

Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG, responsible for Pre & Post-Trading

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Ulrich Bindseil

Director General, Market Infrastructure and Payments,
European Central Bank

Agenda

You can view the agenda in your preferred time zone by selecting it from the list below.
Day 1
2022-05-30
Day 2
2022-05-31
Day 3
2022-06-01
11:00 - 11:05
Opening Remarks for WFC2022
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Anna Kulik
Secretary General, ECSDA
11:05 - 11:10
Introductory Address
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Mark Gem
Chair of the Board, ECSDA and WFC; Chairman of the Clearstream Risk Committee
11:10 - 11:30
Keynote Speech
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Robert Ophèle
President, Autorité des Marchés Financiers
11:30 - 12:15
Session 1 – Capital markets and CSD engagement in Sustainable Development

This panel will allow CSDs to elaborate on their ESG projects and discuss with the government representatives their engagement on ESG and sustainable development goals. The speakers will also discuss the role of CSDs in helping to facilitate the flows of international investment capital in line with ESG objectives.

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Avi Ghosh (Moderator)
Head Global Marketing and Communication, SIX Digital Exchange
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Olga Cantillo
Executive Vice-President & CEO, Latin American Stock Exchange (Latinex)
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Julie Wang
Senior Vice President, Head of Fund & Global Services Department, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC)
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Paul Symons
Chief Sustainability Officer and Group Chief of Staff, Euroclear
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Sara Lovisolo
Head of Group ESG, Euronext
12:20 - 12:35
Keynote Speech
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Javier Hernani Burzako
Head Securities Services, SIX
12:35 - 13:35
Session 2 – CSD role in facilitating cross-border investment flows and attracting foreign investors

The panel will discuss the impact of the cross-border activity of CSDs on the local and global economies.

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Philip Brown (Moderator)
CEO, Clearstream Holding AG
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Attila Toth
Principal, Equity and Capital Market Infrastructure, Capital Markets Development Team, EBRD
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Kevin Sampson
President, CDS
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Sudip Chatterjee
Head of Global Capital Markets, Euroclear
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Özkan İlkay Kızıltoprak
Executive Vice President, MKK
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Sarah Taranweh
Chief Executive Officer, Securities Depository Center of Jordan
14:00 - 15:00
Session 3 – Global regulatory convergence on CSD-related matters

The panel will discuss the importance of cross-border convergence in post-trade, current externalities of national legislations and principal post-trade areas where the global convergence would be beneficial for deeper global integration of capital markets.

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Guillaume Eliet (Moderator)
CEO, Euroclear ESES, ECSDA Vice-Chair
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John Siena
Associate General Counsel, Brown Borthers Harriman
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Gesa Johannsen
EMEA Head of CCM and Global Head of Product Strategy, BNY Mellon
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Takeshi Shirakami
Deputy Head of Secretariat, CPMI
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Juan Carlos Alfaro
Deputy Superintendent for Capital Markets, Financial Governement, Colombia
15:15 - 16:15
Session 4 – Market infrastructure developments in the regions
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Jasmine Ma
Secretary, ACG
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Abdulla Jaffar Abdin
Chief Operating Officer, Bahrain Clear, Chairman, AMEDA
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Anna Kulik
Secretary General, ECSDA
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Bruce Butterill
Executive Director, Americas' Central Securities Depository Association (ACSDA)
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Arman Melkumyan
Secretary, AECSD
16:15 - 16:30
Keynote Speech
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Manmohan Singh
Senior Financial Economist, IMF
16:30 - 16:35
Closing remarks for the live stream discussions for Day 1
16:35
Replay of the keynote speech and the 1st panel of the day
11:00 - 11:15
Opening remarks for Day 2

Topic: Setting the vision on the use of technology by the financial industry

11:15 - 12:15
Session 5 – New technologies at the service of CSDs

The panel will explore the use of innovative technologies and showcase CSD projects

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Henri Bergström (Moderator)
Managing Director and Chairman, HTB Project Management FZE, Dubai UAE.
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İbrahim Oral Emül
Business Intelligence, Data Governance & Corporate Solutions Director, MKK
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Andreas Lundell
AVP Head of Product, CSD Technology, Market Technology, Nasdaq
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Virginie O’Shea
Founder, Firebrand Research
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Philip Slavin
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Taskize
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Paolo Caniccio
Group Post Trade Technology CTO, Euronext Group
12:30 - 13:55
Session 6 – Challenges of creating a DLT market infrastructure

This panel will showcase the new and advanced market infrastructure DLT projects. Presenters will capture your attention with an eye-opening description of the brightest new projects and provide an update on the current phase and solutions to challenges of the previously presented DLT Market infrastructure endeavours. Presenters will be able to take questions from the audience.

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Steve Everett (Moderator)
Head Business Strategy & Innovation, TMX (Canada)
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Francisco Béjar Nuñez
Head CSD Services, SIX
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Angus Scott
Co-founder and Chief Executive, Artclear Ltd
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Inmaculada Navas
Head Legal and Compliance, SDX
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Jens Hachmeister
Managing Director - Issuer Services & New Digital Markets, Deutsche Börse
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Timothy Hogben
Group Executive, ASX
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Rahul Pratap Singh
Vice-President, NSDL (India)
14:15 - 15:15
Session 7 – Settlement of the cash leg of a securities transaction on DLT

The panel will discuss how to bring alternatives to the cash leg on the CSDs DLT platforms. What are the options available? What partnerships are needed and how to ensure the finality of DVP settlement on the chain and off the chain?

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Mark Gem (Moderator)
Chair, ECSDA and WFC Board
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Robert Palatnick
Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Research and Innovation, DTCC
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Vipin Y.S Mahabirsingh
Managing Director, Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd, CSD Mauritius
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Isabelle Delorme
Deputy CEO, Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland
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Rhomaios Ram
Chief Executive Officer, Fnality
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Oliver Sigrist
Adviser, BISIH Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub (BISIH)
15:30 - 16:15
Session 8 – Cyber Resilience

The panel will update the audience on the latest developments in FMI cyber resilience.

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Nejib Zaouali (Moderator)
Chief Information Security Officer, Clearstream
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Jim Micklethwaite
Director, Head of Operations, Thomas Murray Ltd
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Jason Harrell
Managing Director and Head of External Engagement, DTCC
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Manoj Sarangi
Senior Vice President & CISO, National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)
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Olivier Dazard
Head of Customer Security Programme Controls, Evolution and Engagement, SWIFT
16:15 - 16:20
Closing remarks for Day 2
16:20
Replay of the 1st panel of the day
10:45 - 11:00
Opening Remarks for Day 3
11:00 - 11:15
Keynote Speech
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Anthony Attia
Global Head of Primary Markets and Post Trade, Euronext
11:15 - 12:00
Session 9 – Expectations of stakeholders and cooperation with other market infrastructures

The panel discussion will focus on the evolution of the CSDs ecosystem, the needs of the CSDs stakeholders and how CSDs can align with those.

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Colin Parry (Moderator)
CEO, International Securities Services Association
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Abdulla Jaffar Abdin
Chief Operating Officer, Bahrain Clear, Chairman, AMEDA
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Nandini Sukumar
Chief Executive Officer, The World Federation of Exchanges