HELLENIC EXCHANGES-ATHENS STOCK EXCHANGE (ATHEX) is the parent company of the Group of companies that support the operation of the Greek capital market. The parent company and its 100% subsidiaries ATHEXClear and ATHEX CSD operate the organized cash and derivatives markets, carry out trade clearing, settlement and registration of securities, provide comprehensive IT solutions to the Greekcapital market, and promote the development of capital markets culture in Greece.

Through the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council (HCGC)-a collaboration with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises -the Group provides corporate governance know-how and monitors the implementation of the Hellenic Corporate Governance Code.

ATHEX is promoting advanced electronic signature services through its authentication infrastructure that is offered to the Greek and foreign citizens with main target the financial institutions.

The results of LEPS can be incorporated to improve cross-border access to European users by using the remote signature service.

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