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Across the Pond Newsletter

A newsletter covering the DTCC Government Relation’s team perspective on the most salient policy developments globally, as well as insight into what is top of mind across each region.

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Articles & Blogs

Why US Market Participants Must Take A Global View
It’s become a common question for chief executives and high-ranking government officials at nearly every policy gathering or industry conference around the world: “What keeps you awake at night?” Lately, the answer is almost always some variation of “cybersecurity.” That’s no surprise as there have been more than 100 significant global cyber incidents in the last year, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Alison Wolpert, DTCC Head of Global Government Relations, writes for DTCC Connection. (April 1, 2022)

The View from the Hill
During the first 100 days of President Biden’s administration, key themes and priorities have emerged and are expected to remain a focus moving forward. Alison Wolpert, DTCC Head of Global Government Relations, shares her perspective on anticipated future considerations and offers a look ahead for the industry. (June 21, 2021)

Further Harmonisation Needed to Deliver on Full Potential of EU Capital Markets
As early as 1999, it was hoped that the introduction of the euro would naturally lead to a convergence among Europe's capital market and post-trade market infrastructures but it's fair to say that progress was a lot slower than anticipated. This led to the creation of the Giovannini Group whose mission was to identify barriers (later known as the Giovannini barriers) preventing efficient cross-border clearing and settlement in the EU. Andrew Douglas writes for Eurofi Magazine. (March 2019)


DTCC Appoints Alison Wolpert to Lead the Firm's Global Government Relations Activities
DTCC has appointed Alison Wolpert as Managing Director, Government Relations, effective immediately. Wolpert, who has led DTCC's U.S. government relations function for more than six years and serves as Executive Director of the organization's political action committee, succeeds Mark Wetjen, who is leaving the firm on January 3, 2020. (December 10, 2019)

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