A source of basic facts about the International Financial Centre in Moscow
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29.01.2014 / Interfax
FDI in developing and transitional economies hit record highs in 2013, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report.
06.04.2013 / Kommersant
FFMS merger with the CB will significantly improve regulation – as expected by reform participants and instigators alike. Yesterday the Bank of Russia, FFMS and Minfin reps made a public presentation of the financial megaregulator, as the process has entered implementation stage. In the meantime, MIFC mastermind Alexander Voloshin sees the future unification of oversight as a key milestone for Moscow as International Financial Center.
29.01.2013 / Interfax
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is planning to establish a workgroup to determine the location of Moscow International Financial Center (MIFC) infrastructure.
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20.08.2013 21:13 / Interfax
Head of Federal Financial Markets Service Dmitry Pankin will not submit a transfer request to the Central Bank of Russia, taking over FFMS from 1 September. “I have taken a personal decision to not apply”, Pankin told Interfax.
15.02.2013 13:05 / Interfax
The Moscow Exchange IPO is a starting gun for privatizations in Russia, said Head of Federal Financial Markets Service Dmitry Pankin at the opening ceremony of the Stock Exchange share trading on Friday.
04.02.2013 19:34 / Vedomosti
“Privatization should service the development and capitalization of our own stock market, not heat foreign trading floors”, said President Putin recently, putting an end to a long-running debate on the best state company public offering option.
14.12.2012 14:21 / forbes.ru
The Russian Government has passed a decision to integrate the Federal Financial Markets Service with the Central Bank in 18 months – 2 years, said Finance Minister Anton Siluanov on Friday 14 December as quoted by RIA Novosti.
19.11.2012 16:07 / «Kommersant-Online»
The Russian Central Depositary will become fully operational starting from 30 March 2013, Head of Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) Dmitry Pankin told the press 19 November.
15.11.2012 13:20 / Interfax
Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) has once again urged Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS to improve its IT support.
08.11.2012 10:30 / Interfax
Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) plans to change the approach to amount and calculation of licensed stock market participants’ capital, said FFMS Head Dmitry Pankin on Thursday.
07.11.2012 19:02 / Finam.ru
The concept of unified financial markets regulation and oversight is nothing new. Attempts to create a so-called megaregulator in Russia were made in 1999 and 2006, the latter resulting in a draft bill by the State Duma Committee, its introduction postponed indefinitely. This year the initiative has been given another chance among much controversy.
06.11.2012 20:01 / Interfax
Head of the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) Dmitry Pankin stands for creating a special agency at the Central Bank of Russia in frames of the reform on regulating and supervising financial markets.
24.10.2012 16:29 / Interfax
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev allowed a month for analysis of megaregulator scenarios, including possible preservation of Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS).
22.10.2012 19:12 / Kommersant
Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) intends to return IPOs to the Russian market. The regulator proposes Russian IPOs to issuers in return for unlimited placement abroad. Market participants, however, doubt the success of the initiative: the Russian market is missing investors, not schemes.
19.10.2012 13:23 / Interfax
Federal Financial Market Service is considering an abolishment of depositary receipts (DR) conversion restrictions for shares placed in Russia, said Head of FFMS Dmitry Pankin.
19.10.2012 11:36 / Interfax
Government debate on the megaregulator may take place 24 October, Head of Federal Financial Market Service (FFMS) Dmitry Pankin told the press on Friday.
11.10.2012 15:20 / vedomosti.ru
By November, the Central Depositary will allow foreign investors access to the domestic financial market, making the registration of title to securities more transparent, President Putin promised last week.
09.10.2012 20:28 / RIA Novosti
RIA Novosti round table guests believe, the currently discussed solutions on creating a financial market mega regulator are badly worked out and have no base.
25.09.2012 15:04 / Interfax
On 20 September, the Russian Ministry of Justice registered FFMS decree on Appointed Foreign Central Depositary Nominees, according to Minfin release.
21.09.2012 20:32 / Interfax
Federal Financial Market Service (FFMS) has not taken a clear standpoint on Forex market regulation, FFMS Head Dmitry Pankin told the press at Sochi International Investment Forum.
21.09.2012 13:54 / Interfax
Minfin, Central Bank and Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) have agreed to transfer regulatory functions to the Bank of Russia, except for legislative powers, to be retained by Minfin.
18.09.2012 12:08 / Interfax
Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) welcomes partial SPO of Sberbank ordinary shares on the Russian stock exchange, said Head of FFMS Dmitry Pankin.
18.09.2012 08:01 / Interfax
The number of licensed stock market participants in recent years has been on the wane, Head of FFMS Dmitry Pankin told the press on Monday.
16.08.2012 / vedomosti.ru
The Ministry of Finance has circulated a draft MIFC Roadmap 2015, according to a ministry source.
04.07.2012 19:49 / Interfax
The Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) may take back the functions transferred out of its purview to the Finance Ministry a year ago.
29.06.2012 08:01 / Interfax
By 1 July 2014, Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) will open access to the state bonds market only for Clearstream International SA (Luxembourg) and Euroclear Bank SA/NV (Belgium), among other 136 companies eligible for foreign nominee account opening at the Central Depositary.
27.06.2012 13:41 / Interfax
National Association of Stock Market Participants (NAUFOR) and National Fund Managers League have proposed a review of the formula and limit of proprietary capital adequacy ratio for securities market participants and fund managers.
24.04.2012 14:22 / Interfax
The Russian Ministry of Finance favors higher proprietary capital requirements for licensed stock market participants, Deputy Minister Alexey Savatygin told the press on Tuesday.
20.04.2012 22:23 / Interfax
By majority vote on Friday, The Presidential Financial Market Council Workgroup passed a decision to deny international settlement systems the right to open nominee accounts at the Russian Central Depositary, according to three Workgroup session participants.
12.04.2012 14:54 / Interfax
FFMS is willing to hear Russian stock market participants’ ideas on Central Depositary, which, they fear, in its present form could potentially strip them of a major part of their business.
29.03.2012 20:16 / Interfax
The Federal Financial Market Service (FFMS) has drafted a bill to simplify IPO procedures, said Head of FFMS Dmitry Pankin.
01.02.2012 21:13 / Izvestia
The Forex Association came forward with an initiative that may seem paradox at first. It has forwarded proposals to the Ministry of Finance that may be instrumental in creating the legal framework for Forex regulation. “Izvestia” spoke to Sergey Krivoborodov, President of the Financial Instruments Regulation Centre (CRFIN), the self-regulatory organization (SRO) of Forex companies.
26.01.2012 20:49 / Interfax
The Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) may gain access to bank accounts in order to join the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding: memorandum of understanding.
16.01.2012 09:56 / Interfax
Head of the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) Dmitry Pankin thinks that stock exchange competition after the MICEX and RTS merger rose to international level, while the major competitor of the new Russian stock exchange is not the London Stock Exchange (LSE), but the Polish trading platform.
19.12.2011 15:42 / Interfax
"Undoubtedly, this event is important for the MIFC establishment. This is a work result within each of the two exchanges. I am sure, that a joint stock exchange will become one of the best in the world", said the Head of MIFC Taskforce in Russia Alexander Voloshin during the opening ceremony at the combined MICEX-RTS Stock Exchange.
19.12.2011 11:30 / MICEX-RTS
On the 19th of December 2011 at 10.00 a.m., a MICEX-RTS unified trading platform opened. Alexander Voloshin, head of MIFC Taskforce, and Dmitry Pankin, head of Federal Financial Market Service (FFMS) triumphantly struck the bell.
26.10.2011 12:15 / AK&M – Online News
Federal Financial Markets Service is planning to take a number of steps to develop Moscow as a Financial Centre, Dmitry Pankin said during Mosinterfin Moscow Financial Week, organized by the Financiers Guild and City & Financial Global Limited.
25.10.2011 21:21 / Interfax
Federal Financial Markets Service (FFSM) Head Dmitry Pankin spoke to the press Tuesday on the Service 2011-2012 priorities and possible amendments to the agenda due to Government changes.
25.10.2011 13:10 / Interfax
Four Expert Advisory Boards will be created for the Federal Financial Markets Service in the nearest future, said Head of FSFM Dmitry Pankin.
25.10.2011 10:00 / Russian Business Gazette
“There is almost everything” in place for the Moscow International Financial Center, said FFSM Head Dmitry Pankin at Mosinterfin 2011 Financial Week event in Moscow. “The centre is a complicated process”, tells us President of the Russian Exchange Union Anatoliy Gavrilenko
21.10.2011 14:19 / Interfax
Russia’s Deputy Minister of Finance Alexei Savatugin has stepped down as Secretary of President’s Financial Market Council, following a Presidential decree of 18 October.
18.10.2011 18:46 / Interfax
The restrictions on placements abroad will be lifted when the Central Depositary bill has been enacted, said Dmitry Pankin, Head of the Federal Financial Market Service (FFMS).
17.06.2011 10:00 / Vedomosti
During the St-Petersburg International Economic Forum, a panel discussion on "International Economic Centre Development" took place. The moderator, First Deputy President of VTB Yuri Soloviev asked why Russia needs an IFC. Russia is forming for itself the order for modernization and accelerated development, and any "new Russia" initiatives need significant funds, the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov answered.
07.06.2011 12:22 / Interfax
FSFM Head Dmitry Pankin hopes the State Duma will adopt the Centralized Depositary Act in autumn.