ECSDA views and news

ECSDA views and news

WFC 2019 Innovation panel
During the WFC 2019, in the Innovation panel, the speakers (Moderated by Mathias Papenfuß, Member of the Executive Board of Clearstream, ECSDA Chair; John Trundle, CEO at Euroclear UK&Ireland; Paolo Caniccio, CTO, LSEG, Trade CTO Monte Titoli; Thomas Zeeb, Chairman
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ECSDA welcomes AIX CSD as associate member
ECSDA (European Central Securities Depositories Association) is pleased to welcome AIX CSD (Astana International Exchange Central Securities Depository), as its new associate member.  AIX CSD is based in the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) – expected to become a leading
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ECSDA feedback on the CMH-TF standards
The European Central Securities Depositories association (ECSDA) appreciates to possibility to contribute to further improvement of the AMI-SeCo on the Collateral Management Harmonisation Task Force (CMH-TF) draft standards. ECSDA welcomes and supports the harmonisation efforts undertaken by the CMH-TF and
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ESMA to recognise the UK CSD in case of no-deal Brexit
ESMA announced the 1th of March 2019 that, in a case of a no-deal Brexit scenario, the CSDs established in the UK, Euroclear UK and Ireland Limited, will be recognised as a third country CSDs to provide their services in the
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ECSDA answers ESMA on settlement fails reporting
The European Central Securities Depository Association (ECSDA) welcomes the issuance of this Consultation Paper on the guidelines of Fails reporting under Article 7(1). As we share the need of addressing some discrepancies and pitfalls in the fails reporting, we thank
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ECSDA meets stakeholders on CSDR Penalties Framework
On Monday 18 February ECSDA had a dialogue with stakeholders on the ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework updated version that was published on 29 January. The workshop gave the opportunity to various industry associations to provide valuable input and questions that
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ESMA – Bank of England MOU on no-deal Brexit for CSDs & CCPs
On 4 February 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the Bank of England (BoE) for the recognition of central counterparties and of the central securities depository established in the United Kingdom
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CDCP, Slovak CSD is granted CSDR licence
The National Bank of Slovakia granted Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. (CDCP) the authorisation for operation in compliance with valid European legal regulation effective from 28 January 2019. Granted authorisation directly relates to new European legal regulation harmonising requirements
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Updated ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework
On 29 January, ECSDA published the updated version of the ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework. This version of the ECSDA Framework is based on the comments received during the public consultation in the summer 2018, further deep reflection among CSD experts and
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Season’s Greetings and best wishes from ECSDA
  Thank you for sharing great moments with us in 2018! The European Central Securities Depositories Association wishes you and your families a merry holiday period and a wonderful 2019! Looking forward to restarting to work with you back again
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ESMA consults on settlement guidelines
On 20 December, ESMA has published two Consultation Papers dedicated to CSDR (Regulation (EU) 909/2014) Settlement Discipline requirements: on Guidelines on settlement fails reporting, and on Guidelines on standardised procedures and messaging protocols. The consultations are open until 20 February
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CSD Prague is granted CSDR licence
On 20 December, the Central Securities Depository Prague received the licence required by the new European CSD Regulation (CSDR), thus becoming yet another European depository in possession of the pan-European CSD licence. The Central Securities Depository Prague has received the
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