World financial regulation experts to gather in Israel for conference this JuneFinancial regulation experts from all over the world are set to gather in Tel Aviv in Israel this June for the International Organization of Securities Commissions Conference (IOSCO), the global securities regulators most important annual event.
The conference, which will be held from June 8 to 11th, will be one of the first opportunities for world-leading regulatory authorities to address the global effects of the current financial crisis on the financial and securities system and the stability of the world economy.
The event will be headlined by Mary Schapiro, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Other global experts will take part in the event, including Lloyd C. Blankfein, chairman and CEO of the Goldman Sachs Group; Deven Sharma, president of Standard & Poor’s; Stanley Fischer, governor of the Bank of Israel; and William Brodsky, CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
The conference will be hosted by the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).
“We are delighted to be hosting this event in Israel, a country whose strong level of investor protection and sophistication of the local financial markets are recognized in the high rankings granted to Israel by bodies such as the World Bank and the World Economic Forum,” said Prof. Zohar Goshen, Chairman of the ISA.