Exchange of the Year – SGX

Michael Syn, SGX

MF Global's bankruptcy was one of the largest corporate insolvencies in US history - a financial meltdown that was on an even bigger scale than the failure of corporate titans likes Chrysler and Delta Air Lines. But for the Singapore Exchange (SGX), clearing up the mess left by the broker-dealer's collapse on October 31 last year was - relatively - straightforward, according to Laurent Poirot, managing director of global markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong.

"Considering the sca