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Sri Lanka - CSE to Introduce CCP and DVP Settlement Model

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is working towards the introduction of a central counterparty (CCP) and delivery versus payment (DVP) model for the clearing and settlement of trades executed on the CSE...

United Arab Emirates - ISIN Codes to Be Implemented in UAE Markets

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has approved a proposal to implement International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) codes for securities traded in the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Dubai Financial Market (DFM)...

Norway - LCH.Clearnet and Oslo Clearing Sign MoU

LCH.Clearnet and Oslo Clearing together with Oslo Børs have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to implement clearing for the Oslo Børs market, and maintain future cooperation. The move will provide Oslo Børs...

USA - Establishment of Joint Venture for Clearing of U.S. Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives - Update

In an update to our previous newsflash, the NYSE Euronext and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) have finalised the agreement establishing a 50/50 joint venture, the New York Portfolio Clearing (NYPC)...

Ukraine Single CSD in Ukraine Update

Further to our previous newsflash, the merger of the Interregional Securities Union (IRSU) into the All-Ukrainian Securities Depository (AUSD) has been finalised and the AUSD has started operating today, 12 October 2009...

South Africa - Money Market Dematerialisation Process Update

Further to our previous newsflash, the first dematerialised money market securities have been issued and settled electronically under the Dematerialised Money Market Settlement System (MMSS). The entire South African market...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: Oct 2009

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes 88 (915 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes 101 (954 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Germany - CBF to Introduce New Daytime Settlement Processes - Update

Brazil - CETIP to Conduct IPO Process

Denmark - Automation of Partial Settlement for CCP

Russia - Proposed Merger of NDC and MICEX Settlement House

Hong Kong - HKSCC (Hong Kong) Report Updated

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Botswana - BoB Sets Threshold for Large Value Payments by Cheque

Egypt - Capital Market Development Plans

Denmark, Finland, Sweden - New EMCF Buy-In Rules

Malaysia - Bursa Malaysia to Conduct BCP Testing

Bosnia and Herzegovina - RVP to Change ISIN Codes

Argentina - Physical Promissory Notes Must be Held at Financial Entities or CVSA

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