ECSDA views and news

ECSDA views and news

Thursday 14 April 2020 – The European Banking Federation (EBF), the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA), the Association of Global Custodians (AGC), the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA), the Securities Market
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
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.
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
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
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
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
The ECSDA CSDR Penalties Framework Workshop will take place on Thursday, 13 February at Clearstream, Mergenthalerallee 61, 65760 Eschborn (Frankfurt), Germany. Updated version 17 April 2020
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
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
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.