27 September 2011 - Almaty, Kazakhstan
Hosted by the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), the first meeting of the Group took place on 27 September 2011 with the participation of capital market authorities, ministries, stock exchanges, international organisations, NGOs, academia, private and state owned company representatives in the region. The meeting was organised back to back to with the 17th Annual General Assembly of Federation of Euro-Asia Stock Exchanges.
There were four sessions adressing the corporate governance and capital market landscape in Eurasia, recent reforms and priorities for improving corporate governance and capital market development, and the roles of securities market regulators and stock exchanges in these processes.
The meeting attracted high level policy makers from both the region and out of the region. 12 Eurasian countries were represented by regulatory agencies and stock exchanges at the director or higher level, with more than 100 participants.
Prominent speakers included Daniyar Talgatovich Akishev, Deputy Governor of National Bank of Kazakhstan; Kadyrzhan Damitov, President of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange; Vedat Akgiray, Chairman of Capital Markets Board of Turkey and IOSCO Emerging Markets Committee; Dmytro Tevelev, Head of State Security & Stock Market Commission of Ukraine; and Huseyin Erkan, President of the Federation of Euro-Asia Stock Exchanges and Chairman & CEO of Istanbul Stock Exchange.
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