The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published the speech given by its chair, Greg Medcraft. The speech was the opening speech of the IOSCO board meeting with stakeholders. 

In his speech, Mr Medcraft mentioned that IOSCO was currently engaged in a number of important projects including those that relate to:

  • setting risk mitigation standards for non-centrally cleared derivatives;
  • assessing the implementation of its recommendations on securitisation and money market funds; and
  • developing methodologies to identify and regulate systemically important financial institutions.

Mr Medcraft also broadly touches on five topics on IOSCO’s current agenda being:

  • corporate governance;
  • improving audit quality;
  • long term finance;
  • cyber resilience; and
  • cross border regulation.

View Opening speech by IOSCO Chair Greg Medcraft, 9 July 2014