Under the theme "Securities Services Industry: Disrupted?" the 19th ISSA Symposium will take place in Switzerland from 23 to 25 May 2018. Focal topics of the conference will be: Cyber/Liability Impacts, Distributed Ledger Technology, Rototics/Artificial Intelligence. Pre-information has been mailed to all ISSA Members.

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SLIB, France, joined ISSA on December 13, 2017.

Effective December 1, 2017, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEx), Hong Kong, became Board Member and Sponsor Institution of ISSA. They will be represented by Trevor Spanner.

With immediate effect, Bruce Butterill, Executive Director ACSDA, will act as Representative of the CSDs on this Committee.

B-Hive, Belgium joined ISSA on November 26, 2017.

  • With immediate effect, William M. Hodash, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), New York, takes over the mandate as Chair of the ISSA Operating Committee from Irene Mermigidis, Clearstream Banking / REGIS-TR, Luxembourg. William Hodash also succeeds Irene Mermigidis as ex officio Member in the ISSA Executive Board.
  • In addition, Jyi-chen Chueh, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore, becomes Vice-Chair of the ISSA Operating Committee with immediate effect.

Handelsbanken, Sweden, joined ISSA on November 1, 2017.

With immediate effect, Emma Johnson, has been appointed as the new representative of Deutsche Bank in the ISSA Operating Committee.