Alpari leadership, represented by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Andrey Dashin and Corporate Communications Director, Valeriy Tarasov, took part in the 13th session of the Russian Economic & Financial Forum, which took place from March 8 to 11, 2014, in Geneva.
Among the attendees were representatives from research and business circles, as well as leading figures from important Russian governmental authorities. Notably, Sergey Shatalov – Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation, Natalia Burykina – Chairperson of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, Igor Yurgents – President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, Mikhail Zadornov – President-Chairman of the Board VTB 24 Bank and, Garegin Tosunyan – President of the Association of Russian Banks.
The forum discussed the following questions:
- The focal areas for the effective reform of international financial systems.
- The influence of the world economic and financial crisis on the Russian economy.
- Problems in improving monetary policy, tax optimization and the state regulation of financial markets.
During the Investment and Finance session, participants discussed the orders passed to the Government of the Russian Federation regarding the mechanisms for the regulation the OTC Forex market, signed by the President. A significant contribution to the debate was made by the Alpari leadership. In the course of the discussions it was noted that many of today's questions require a high level of expert analysis before the bill goes to the second and subsequent readings in the Russian State Duma.
Alpari, who is an active participant of CRFIN (Centre for Regulation in OTC Financial Instruments and Technologies), has for many years been supporting the establishment of civilized norms regulating the Forex market in Russia that meet the highest international standards.