Dr. Ekrem Arıkan, with over 25 years of experience, predominantly as a senior manager in the financial sector, has made a substantial impact on the Turkish capital markets, through the innovative initiatives that he led.

MKK’s CEO and Board Member, Mr. Ekrem Arıkan’s Interview

MKK’s CEO and Board Member, Mr. Ekrem Arıkan’s AMEDA Interview We are pleased to share an interview with Dr. Ekrem Arıkan, the CEO and Board Member of Merkezi Kayıt Kuruluşu A.Ş. (MKK), who has recently assumed the role of Chairman of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD). The interview focuses on his professional…

Dr. Ekrem Arikan, MKK (Central Securities Depository and Trade Repository of Türkiye) CEO and Board Member

Dr. Ekrem Arikan, MKK, CEO and Board Member

AMEDA congratulates Dr. Ekrem Arikan, MKK (Central Securities Depository and Trade Repository of Türkiye) CEO and Board Member, on chairing the AECSD Association, which is well deserved. AMEDA wishes AECSD all success and progress under his wise leadership. And we look forward to bringing more cooperation and interaction between the two distinguished associations, AMEDA and…

Risk Management of Central Depositories, Clearing Houses, and Custody Companies (CDCs)

Risk Management of Central Depositories, Clearing Houses, and Custody Companies (CDCs)

Custody companies, depository and clearing houses and central counterparties play a role in the smooth functioning of financial markets. They provide services, like asset safekeeping and trade settlement. However it is important to recognize that these institutions face risks that can potentially destabilize them and even impact the financial system. Consequently implementing risk management practices…

Abdulla Jaffar Abdin AMEDA President

World Forum of CSD Elections (WFC), Prague 2023

The WFC board has elected Mr. Yadil Medeu from KCSD Kazakhstan as the new WFC Chair. Additionally, they have elected Mr. Abdulla Abdin, the president of Bahrain Clear and AMEDA, as Vice Chair of the World Forum of Central Securities Depositories (WFC). In a historic move, the WFC Secretary is now a joint effort between…

AMEDA - Central Depository and Custody Companies and Clearing

What’s the purpose of Custody Companies, Central Depository and Clearing?

Custody Companies (CDCs), Central Depository and Clearing Houses play a critical role in the smooth functioning of financial markets worldwide. They provide a range of services, from facilitating securities transactions to ensuring timely settlement and payment processes. However, the average investor may not fully understand the purpose and benefits of these institutions. This article aims…

Prague hosts WFC international conference next May – AMEDA

Prague hosts WFC international conference next May – AMEDA

Prague, Czech Republic will host the activities of the World Forum of Central Securities Depositories (WFC), which is scheduled to take place from 24 to 26 next May, said chairman of Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) on Thursday. The forum will gather the participation of more than 135 central depository and registry companies…