September 5-6, 2019, a joint conference was held in Bishkek by the Association of Central Securities Depositories of Eurasia (AECSD) and the International Association of Exchanges (IAE) entitled: “Integration Processes in Financial Markets: Eurasia and the Global Economy” with the participation of executives and experts from the CIS countries and the global community. The Conference also included the general meeting of the AECSD members.
The conference was attended by over 100 visitors, among whom there were representatives of the central depositories of the CIS countries, international central depositories, exchanges, regulators, investment banks, analytical agencies and international organizations. The conference also welcomed the delegates originating from the financial sector of China, Turkey, the UK, Iran, Korea, Belgium and others.
During the conference, memoranda of understanding were signed between:
As usual, the annual General Meeting of the AECSD Participants was held within the framework of the conference, in which representatives of members and observers of the Association discussed the prospects and results of participation in international initiatives. Upon the decision of the members the Chairmanship in the AECSD passed to the Central Depository of Armenia, and the President of the CDA, Vahan Stepanyan, became the new Chairman of the Association. The next International Conference of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories will be held in the Republic of Armenia in 2020.