Financial Commission appoints Alexey Sidorov to its Dispute Resolution Committee

Maria Nikolova

Alexey Sidorov is the latest industry expert to join the Financial Commission’s DRC – which consists of a diverse panel of industry professionals.

Financial Commission, an External Dispute Resolution (EDR) organization, operated by FinaCom PLC, servicing online Forex and CFD brokerages and technology providers within the financial services industry, today announces the appointment of Alexey Sidorov to its Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC).

Alexey Sidorov is the latest industry expert to join the Financial Commission’s DRC – which consists of a diverse panel of industry professionals, who follow a non-bias protocol to process and resolve complaints from the Financial Commission members’ clients.

Alexey Sidorov – Chairman of the Financial Market Development Association of Belarus (ARFIN) is a prominent financial markets economist with senior-level executive experience which includes serving for private companies and governmental financial institutions over a career spanning over 17 years.

Mr Sidorov was Deputy Head of the Department for Foreign Economic Activities Monitoring at National Bank which drafted legal regulatory acts under the main directorate for currency regulation and currency control. He held this role from 2013 through June 2016, and his work involved monitoring foreign trade activities and drafting appropriate regulations to meet policy needs as Deputy Head of the department.

Before his promotion to the role of Deputy Head, Mr Sidorov was Chief Economist at National Bank, for eight years from 2005 through 2013, and during that time was an adviser for the currency regulation department within the main administration of currency regulation and currency control. This department drafted legal acts and maintained existing rules for currency regulations and under his guidance.

Prior to joining National Bank, Mr Sidorov was senior economist at Infobank (JSCB) at the active operations department which managed the bank’s loan portfolio and sale of banking products.

He studied at the Belarusian State Economic University in the Faculty of Banking with a specialization in finance and credit, from 1997 to 2002, before embarking on his career in finance.

Peter Tatarnikov, Financial Commission Chairman, said “We are extremely pleased to welcome Alexey Sidorov to the Financial Commission’s Dispute Resolution Committee. Alexey is a proven leader who has held several top level positions for governmental regulatory institutions in key roles relevant to Forex regulations, and also brings valuable experience from in the banking sector as an economist.”

Image: Financial Commission Chairman, Peter Tatarnikov, and ARFIN Chairman, Alexey Sidorov

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