ECSDA views and news

ECSDA views and news

Guidelines on CSD participant defaults
30 Jun 2016 – CSDs must have effective and transparent rules in place to manage a participant’s default. To ensure that this is the case, the EU Regulation on CSDs (CSDR) foresees the adoption by ESMA of supervisory guidelines on
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Mathias Papenfuß re-elected Chairman
23 May 2016 – Gathering at KDPW’s headquarters in Warsaw for their Ordinary General Meeting on Friday 20 May 2016, ECSDA members re-elected Mathias Papenfuß of Clearstream as Chairman of the association.
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CSDs and securities financing
22 Apr 2016 – Future reporting requirements for securities financing transactions (SFTs) may involve the provision of information on CSDs as “places of settlement”. Commenting on the ESMA Discussion Paper issued on 11 March 2016, ECSDA outlines a couple of
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Some thoughts on the future Eurosystem infrastructure
4 Apr 2016 – In a short response to the Eurosystem consultation on the future of real-time gross settlement (RTGS) services, ECSDA outlines three aspects worth considering from a CSD perspective.
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2015 Annual Report now available
29 Feb 2016 – The 2015 annual report of the association is available exclusively online and describes the key events that have marked the life of ECSDA in 2015.
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Cyber-resilience standards for CSDs
23 Feb 2016 – New global standards on cyber resilience will soon be adopted to complement the oversight Principles for financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
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Better regulation in post trade
29 Jan 2016 – Responding to a call for evidence on the EU regulatory framework for financial services, ECSDA has identified several areas where the quality of law-making can be improved in relation to post trade services and the activities
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Account segregation at CSDs
13 Oct 2015 – Based on data collected from 41 CSDs across Europe, ECSDA’s new report describes existing account segregation practices with a view to inform the current debate on the optimal level of segregation, focusing on the perspective of
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2014 CSD Factbook now available
24 Sep 2015 – This year’s edition of the Factbook offers an up-to-date overview of the CSD landscape in Europe.
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