Category: CSD facts

Iberclear is granted CSDR licence

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 securities depositories.

The information related to the authorization is available on IBERCLEAR web page under “Regulation – CSDR” section.

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The list of CSDs authorised under the CSDR is provided on CSD Facts page of the website.

ECSDA views on the Future of European Post-Trade

ECSDA views on the Future of European Post-Trade

Recently, the European Commission has launched a consultation on the Future of European Post-Trade, based on the conclusions of the European Post Trade Forum (EPTF). European CSDs thank the European Commission for the constructive and effective discussions at the EPTF, in which they have been deeply involved. In addition to the insight provided in the report resulting from the forum, Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) note several trends in their immediate ecosystem which are important to post-trade more widely.

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CSD Factbook is now available

CSD Factbook is now available

The 2017 edition of the Factbook offers an up-to-date overview of the CSD landscape in Europe.
The Factbook describes the trends within the CSD industry and provides an overview of the evolution of individual ECSDA member-CSD services.

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CSD links in Europe

CSD links in Europe

29 Jul 2016 – How interconnected are CSDs? The latest ECSDA overview of CSD links reveals some interesting facts and figures on existing linkages between European CSDs.

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The registration of securities holders

The registration of securities holders

19 Jul 2016 – The registration of securities holders refers to the process of recording ownership or legal holding in securities in an official list called the register. This list facilitates the identification of securities holders by issuers and regulators. A new report by ECSDA looks at existing legal requirements in 38 European markets, highlighting the current lack of harmonisation in the legal and practical approaches to securities holders registration.

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