ANNA Workshop and Annual General Meeting were held in Paris on June 16-18, 2010. The following AECSD representatives being National Numbering Agencies at the same time took part in these events:
ANNA Workshop was held on June 16, 2010 to discuss the use of international standards on securities markets of different countries, partnership and membership in the Association and other relevant matters. The representatives of the numbering agencies as well as organizations of countries which consider becoming members or partners of ANNA had an opportunity to discuss the mentioned above issues with ANNA Board of Directors and ANNA Service Bureau Advisory Board directly.
Such Workshops have been held for the second time and are becoming traditional events enabling ANNA Board of Directors to receive practical response on the international standards performance all over the world in order to apply the gathered experience to further develop the standards and principles of their use on international and national markets.
The main issues discussed at the meeting were related to the elaboration of a new version of standards for international codes and the development stages of other international standards involving ANNA, the results of the regional groups and substitute agencies activity, the reports of the numbering agencies on their work, etc.
The organizations of Bahrain, Bangladesh, the Czech Republic and Vietnam were admitted to ANNA. Barbados and Georgia gained the status of ANNA partners.