FEAS TASK FORCES
Sustainability Roadmap (Task Force) – The task force was led by the Egyptian Exchange. The report identified the current sustainability initiatives, trends, challenges and opportunities among FEAS member exchanges, having the aim to foster the cooperation through the sharing of experiences and sustainability best practices not only among stock exchanges but also listed companies, investors and policymakers.
Exchange Handbook (Task Force) – The third review and amendments of FEAS Exchange Handbook were done by the Regulations Task Force leader, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange in 2019. The paper is part of a larger effort in the FEAS’ Working Committee to study the underpinnings, dynamics and elements of the Eurasian capital markets and covers recommendations for trading venues on structure and regulation of internal rules.
Surveillance framework (Task Force) – With the lead of Palestine Exchange, the book “Surveillance Framework” was released and published, covering the analysis of benchmarks, monitoring levels’ proposals and technological possibilities.
Investor Relations (Task Force) – A task force lead by Iran Fara Bourse had a purpose to have recommendations of investor Relations Improvements for the issuers. The report summarize the practical ideas to be used in IR improvements.
Report on Financial Literacy Survey – A task force lead by Bucharest Stock Exchange had a purpose to made an analysis based on a survey with FEAS Members. FinLit is high priority for the Federation, thus in 2019 Working Committee held special task force on financial education. The report is made based on a survey results. The first stage of the task force was completed at the end of 2019. The second stage, continuation of the plan is included in WoCo’s2020.
Business Effectiveness Report – This analysis – a product of the FEAS Secretariat — is part of an effort to study the underpinnings, dynamics, and elements of the fiscal performance of the FEAS exchanges. It is based on financial data provided by the member exchanges or extracted from public financial and annual reports. Due to the confidentiality nature of the project, the analysis does not expose any raw data by the exchange. The analysis consists of two parts: a general report and individual reports.
The general report is a comparative analysis of all FEAS member exchanges, while individual reports position each exchange in comparison with the group average.
How to start the derivatives market – Consultation paper was designed by the request of FEAS member exchange. Covering the basic requirements, the regulatory and technical ground of starting a derivatives market.
Trading and Listing rules mapping – The comparative analysis and mapped trading and listing rules of FEAS member exchanges provides a comparison of the rules’ structure, content, similarities, and differences between all markets of FEAS members.
This paper can be helpful to those entities that are in the direct and indirect relationship with the stock exchange rules and regulations. The report can be useful for comparison own trading and listing rules to other exchanges’ rules with the aim of finding strong and weak sides of it. It can help to design or change rules efficiently and provide simplicity for users. The beneficiaries of the report are as follows:
– Methodology and legal departments of stock exchanges and regulators
– Supervisory and monitoring departments of stock exchanges and regulators
– Trading participants
– Listed companies
– Professional associations (with FEAS approval)
Market fee structure – Comparative analysis of fee structures of FEAS member markets provides a comparison of the fees imposed within the various markets represented by FEAS Members. The goal is to allow the Members to understand, based on objective data, where each market stands in terms of the fee cost.
Marketing toolkit – The toolkit allows for exploring the influence and role of marketing in the process of raising awareness of the capital markets industry. It highlights substantial tools and analysis of the usage of these tools in the capital market and specific cases that succeeded with the help of these tools.