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Eurex expands 'co-operations’ in Asia

Monday, May 20, 2013

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Henk Huitema
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

Speaking at the Opalesque Singapore Roundtable 2013, sponsored by Eurex, Taussig Capital and Eurofin Asia Group, Henk Huitema of Eurex outlined the latest developments from the exchange for the Asian markets.

He opened by explaining that a sound regulatory framework has to be in place to create transparency in the market. "As a European derivatives exchange within the Deutsche Börse Group, a lot of our activities are driven with the upcoming regulatory changes and requirements" he said. "We have to deal with MiFiD - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, EMIR – the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, Dodd-Frank, high frequency law or the discussed Tobin tax in Europe, all these regulatory changes might have significant impact on the exchange and affects how we position ourselves for the future in order to meet the requirements and continue providing the highest level of services and offerings to our clients ."

Huitema explained that within the exchange, Asia is considered as a growth market and the exchange has been active with 'co-operations in the regions’. "One of the most successful partnershi......................

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