New ISSA Member – Le Dépositaire Central / Banque de Règlement (DC/BR)

ISSA is delighted to welcome the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Dépositaire Central/Banque de Règlement (DC/BR) as a new Member. ISSA has been growing its franchise in Africa and is glad to welcome them to the Association.

Phil Brown, ISSA Chair, stated: “The DC/BR is a great addition to the ISSA network. We look forward to having insightful interactions and welcoming new ideas from the DC/BR to positively impact both their own clients and the overall industry.”

The Dépositaire Central/Banque de Règlement is the provider of clearing and settlement services in the WAEMU regional financial market. It is based in Côte D’Ivoire. The WAEMU member states are Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte D’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.

Birahim Diouf, DC/BR CEO said: “It is an honour and privilege for the DC/BR to join ISSA. This is an important milestone that will support our efforts to promote the development of our financial markets. We are thrilled about the opportunities to share insights and experiences and learn from each for the development of our market ecosystem.”