The report summarizes the highlights and major findings of our 18th Symposium. It is available for download under this link.

In the past few days, the following two members joined ISSA:

  • Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Thomas Murray Network Management Limited, London

Over the past week, the following two members joined ISSA:

  • Depozitarul Central SA, Bucharest
  • McKinsey & Company, Inc., Frankfurt

Photo ISSA 18 communityA record of 108 participants attended this year's Symposium, which focused primarily on «Distributed Ledger Technologies (Blockchain)» and «Inherent Risks within the Global Custody Chain». These topics inspired intense discussions and contributed to a successful event.

A Symposium Summary, accompanied by presentation slides will be available on our Homepage towards the beginning of July.




After his successful two year's chairmanship, Stephen Lomas, Deutsche Bank, handed over his mandate to Thomas Zeeb, SIX Securities Services. This is in line with the rotation plan foreseen by ISSA's Articles of Association. Thank you Stephen for your clear, focused and inspiring leadership.

Lee R. Waite, Citigroup, will act as ISSA's Vice Chairman with immediate effect.

The ISSA Board decided to establish this new position. We are pleased that James Greig, BNY Mellon, assumed this mandate as of May 25, 2016.

With immediate effect Tom Casteleyn replaces Hani Kablawi as ISSA Board Member representing BNY Mellon.

We are very pleased to inform that more than 100 ISSA members and invited guests have registered for this year's biennial gathering at Wolfsberg, Switzerland. Look here for the detailed program.