ECSDA views and news

ECSDA views and news

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
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
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.
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
The WFC 2019 in April has shown us a beautiful range of European CSDs speakers. We would like to bring to your attention the materials used for presentation by some of them during the Innovation panel. The panel was moderated
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
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
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
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
On Monday 18 February ECSDA had a dialogue with stakeholders on the ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework. Updated version 17 April 2020 The workshop gave the opportunity to various industry associations to provide valuable input and questions that ECSDA will take
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
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
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