On 16 May, National Securities Association, the Bank of Russia and Moscow Exchange conducted the Third Annual Financial Stability Forum.
The forum’s delegates discussed the current situation in the Russian financial market, its development and regulatory reform, including the format for interactions between self-regulating organizations and the Bank of Russia. The key event of the forum was a report by the Bank of Russia with reports on the impact of current events on the stability of the financial sector, implementation of international reforms in financial regulation and monetary policy as a factor of financial stability.
Elena Gusalova, Director of Department of Research and Development, NSD, described the company’s key events in 2013 and plans for CSD services development at the panel discussion “Infrastructure as Stability Factor.” Ms. Gusalova outlined the plans for repository development, settlement and collateral management services, information services and corporate actions processing services. In addition to this, among points for discussion were issues of managing and financing assets with low liquidity, as well as market stabilization and development via the Price Center, a joint project of NSD and the National Securities Association.