ECSDA views and news

ECSDA views and news

ECSDA response to the EU Consultation on Crypto-Assets 
Today, 19 March 2020, the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA) welcomes the initiative of the European Commission (EC) and wishes to share the views of Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) on this consultation. CSDs share many of the views of
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ECSDA Response to the EU Consultation on Digital Operational Resilience
On Monday, 16 March 2020, ECSDA responded to the European Commission on Digital Operational Resilience. ECSDA strongly supports the European Commission (EC) in pursuing the work on operational resilience and extending the resilience expectations to all relevant financial market stakeholders.
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KDPW receives the licence under CSDR
On 3 March, KDPW, the Polish CSD member of ECSDA obtained a licence to operate under the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). Please see the release. The list of CSDs authorised under the CSDR is provided on the CSD Facts
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ECSDA Industry Dialogue on CSDR Settlement Discipline
On Thursday 13 February, ECSDA has hosted on Clearstream and Deutsche Börse premises, an industry dialogue focused on the ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework and on settlement discipline related issues. It was a fruitful discussion, involving participants from other industry associations
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ESMA requests the Commission to postpone Settlement Discipline to 1 Feb.2021
On 4 February, the European Securities Market Authority, ESMA, has published the Final Report “CSDR RTS on Settlement Discipline – postponed entry into force”. The report provides explanations for the proposal of delay of the implementation of the RTS on
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Clearstream Banking AG (Germany) receives the licence under CSDR
On 21 January 2020, BaFin granted Clearstream Banking AG, as German Central Securities Depository, the licence according to Article 16 Central Securities Depository Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 909/2014) – CSDR. The licence authorises the company to provide core services and
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ECSDA to welcome CSD participants at workshop on the CSDR Penalties Framework
The ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework Workshop will take place on Thursday, 13 February at Clearstream, Mergenthalerallee 61, 65760 Eschborn (Frankfurt), Germany. Registrations will start at 10:30 and the meeting at 11:00. If you wish to attend the workshop, please register
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Standards on Corporate actions, Collateral management & Triparty
On 30 December 2019, Eurosystem has officially published the European standards for Securities and Collateral for Corporate actions, collateral management, triparty collateral and billing (for the purposes of the Eurosystem Collateral Management System). Although elaborate in the context of preparation
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Monte Titoli receives the licence to operate under the EU CSD Regulation
On 19 December, Monte Titoli, the Italian CSD member of ECSDA obtained a licence to operate under the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). Please read the full release. The list of CSDs authorised under the CSDR is provided on the
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Depozitarul Central receives the licence under the EU CSD Regulation
On 19 December, Depozitarul Central, the Romanian CSD member of ECSDA obtained a licence to operate under the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). Please read the full release. The list of CSDs authorised under the CSDR is provided on the
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Euroclear Bank receives a licence under the EU CSD Regulation
On 5 December, Euroclear Bank, the Brussels-based international central securities depository and ECSDA member announced that it has obtained a licence to operate under the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). Please read the full release. The list of CSDs authorised
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#ECSDA2019: a day towards financial infrastructures of tomorrow
With a line-up of prestigious speakers, panellists and moderators, ECSDA attracted over 190 participants at the Auditorium of the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels on 20 November 2019. The headline of the conference “Towards the Financial Infrastructures of Tomorrow”
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ECSDA issues the CSD Regulation Settlement Fail Penalties Framework
On 20 November 2019, ECSDA issues the CSDR Settlement Fail Penalties Framework. It can be used by Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and their participants as a market practice on how CSDs should develop harmonised settlement fail penalties mechanisms, under the
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Euroclear Sweden received the CSDR license
On 14 November 2019, Euroclear Sweden received its license to operate under the European Union Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR) (Regulation909/2014/EU) from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. More information on the Authorisation can be found here. The list of CSDs
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KDD received the licence to operate under EU CSDR
On 26 September 2019, KDD Central Securities Clearing Corporation, Ljubljana, was granted the licence to continue providing services as a Central Securities Depository (CSD) from the Slovenian Securities Marketing Agency, pursuant to Article 17 of the Regulation (UE) 909/2014 on
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Iberclear is granted CSDR licence
On Monday 23 September, IBERCLEAR has been granted the authorization to continue providing services as a Central Securities Depository (CSD), pursuant to Article 17 of the Regulation (UE) 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central
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Euroclear Finland received a licence to operate under EU CSDR
On 21 August 2019, Euroclear Finland, ECSDA Member, received a licence to operate under the European regulation n° 909/2014 on settlement and central securities depositories (CSDR) from the Finnish Ministry of Finance. More information can be found here. The list
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ECSDA raises concerns on EDDI & suggests a solution to increase depth of issuance in EU
On 9 July 2019, ECSDA responded to the ECB public consultation on EDDI (European Distribution for Debt Instruments) initiative. ECSDA welcomes the ECB market consultation on its possible European Distribution of Debt Instruments (EDDI) initiative. ECSDA is committed to further
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ECSDA updates the draft CSDR Settlement Discipline Penalties Framework
On 3 July 2019, ECSDA published the updated version of the draft ECSDA CSDR Settlement Discipline Penalties Framework. The updated version of document can be found here. The main chapters in the ECSDA Draft CSDR Settlement Discipline Penalties Framework include:
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Mathias Papenfuß, Brigitte Daurelle and Indars Aščuks re-elected ECSDA Chair and Vice-chairs
ECSDA Board re-elected Mathias Papenfuß (Clearstream) as Chairman, Brigitte Daurelle (Euroclear ESES CSDs) and Indars Aščuks (Nasdaq CSD) as Vice-Chairs and Georg Zinner (OeKB CSD) as Treasurer.
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Euroclear ESES CSDs are granted a CSD licence under CSDR
Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear France, and Euroclear Nederland (the ‘ESES CSDs’) have been authorised by their national autorities under European regulation n° 909/2014 on central securities depositories, placing their entity under the European regulatory framework. Please see the full release The list
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