BME meets user needs
Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2014
Meanwhile, on 17 September, BME Clearing, the BME
subsidiary which acts as a central counterparty entity,
received authorisation from the CNMV to act as such
pursuant to EMIR.
BME Clearing currently has a project for the equity
spot market which will come into operation in
October 2015, that is linked to the Registration,
Clearing and Settlement System reform project,
which in 2014 continued to work on a new Spanish
registration, clearing and settlement system and the
interest rate swaps segment, scheduled for the third
quarter of 2015.
In 2014, BME Innova developed the Integrated
Market Abuse Service (SICAM), which allows the
analysis of trades on other European markets. It
has also started the commercialization of compli-
ance services associated with Circular 5/2014 of
the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, on
BME has various traditional and modern means of
communication to ascertain the doubts, needs and
opinions of both direct and indirect users and it now
has a social media presence (
Youtube, Flickr, Slideshare and LinkedIn
), where it
publishes its results and the activities of the various
Group companies, as well as bringing BME closer to
its investors, potential customers and the media.
In 2014, the Group, through Instituto BME, opened a
new communication channel with users, specifically
in the area of training and with the youngest users
of the Social Networks. Facebook has been incorpo-
rated as a new communication channel for Instituto
BME and at the end of 2014 it had 345 followers.
requirements of statistical information on assets
and liabilities of Collective Investment Institutions
within the EU.
On the international front, BME reaffirmed its commit-
ment to Latin America with the signing on 17 July of
an agreement with the Bolsa Boliviana de Valores to
implement the SMART trading platform on its market.
In the last quarter of 2014 it also issued the prelimi-
nary recommendations on the diagnosis project for
the infrastructure of Peru’s Public Debt market oper-
ations systems, consultancy work scheduled for the
first quarter of 2015. BME also continued the work on
“modernisation of the stock market of the state of Algeria”
begun in 2013 on the Algerian Treasury Department’s
project to create and operate a public debt trading
platformas part of the Debt Conversion in Public Invest-
ment programme in Algeria. The platform succesfully
began on 3 December 2014 with the first auction on
the primary market.
Hand-in-hand with these virtual channels, BME places
great importance on direct, personal and fluid rela-
tionships between its employees and direct and
indirect market participants.