JFMI 4.1 Authors
The Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures
Volume 4, Number 1 (September 2015)
Laurence White is Senior Specialist, Market Integrity at ASIC. Until recently he led ASIC's OTC derivatives reform project, including establishing the derivative transaction reporting and trade repositories regimes and licensing Australia's first derivatives trade repository. He has previously worked at the Australian Treasury in Canberra, the Financial Services Authority (now Financial Conduct Authority) in London and the European Commission in Brussels. He started his career as a lawyer with Corrs Chambers Westgarth solicitors in Melbourne.
Jennifer Dolphin is a Senior Specialist in the Chief Legal Office at ASIC. Jennifer played an integral role in ASIC's OTC derivatives reform project, including in the development of the derivative transaction reporting and trade repository rules and the licensing of Australia's first derivatives trade repository. She has previously been involved in a range of significant reforms in the Australian financial markets, including the transfer of market supervision to ASIC and the introduction of competition between markets. Prior to ASIC, Jennifer worked at AUSTRAC, Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulator and specialist financial intelligence unit, and as a legal editor in both London and Sydney.
Rhonda Luo is a Senior Specialist in the Financial Market Infrastructure team at ASIC. Rhonda has contributed to key milestones in Australia's OTC derivatives reforms, including trade reporting and trade repository licensing, mandatory clearing, and margin requirements. Rhonda has significant experience in international engagement in OTC derivatives and broader financial sector policy. Previously, she has worked on key regulatory and policy initiatives in ASIC and the Australian Treasury, including conduct and oversight of investment banks, financial benchmarks and financial sector crisis management.
Leo Van Hove
Professor of Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Free University of Brussels), where he teaches courses in mone¬tary economics and the economics of information. His current research interests include payment instruments, network effects, e-commerce, and access to finance. He has published exten¬sively on these and other subjects in international journals as diverse as Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; International Journal of Electronic Commerce; Economic Modelling; Energy Economics; European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Media Economics and Journal of Computer Science and Technology. Home page.
Froukelien Wendt is a Senior Financial Sector Expert at the IMF, specialized in Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs). She regularly assesses central counterparties, central securities depositories and payment systems in the context of IMF Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) missions and Technical Assistance projects. She participates in the CPMI-IOSCO standard setting activities and published several papers on FMIs. Before joining the IMF she worked at the World Bank as a Senior Securities Settlement Expert. Until 2010 she was with De Nederlandsche Bank, where she was responsible for oversight of payment and securities settlement systems and in particular central counterparties. Froukelien also worked for six years at a large exchange group, where she worked in the strategy and cash market development departments. She holds a master in Economics and a master in Finance.