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As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray is pleased to send you our July newsletter. This newsletter provides access to the top stories we reported on as part of our on-going surveillance of local capital markets worldwide. We currently track over 100 securities markets, 140 Central Securities Depositories and have Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Reports on over 88 markets worldwide, assessing the post trade risk exposures faced by international investors.

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Top Stories

France - Proposed Settlement Cycle Adjustment - Update

Further to our previous newsflash, the bill on Banking and Financial Regulation, aiming to reduce the settlement cycle from T+3 to T+1, has been approved at the first reading by the French Assemblée Nationale...

Indonesia - KPEI to Implement Continuous Settlement System

PT Indonesian Clearing and Guarantee Corporation (KPEI), the central counterparty for on-exchange transactions, has secured intraday credit facilities amounting to IDR 490 billion from two local banks in Indonesia...

Qatar - Cash Settlement Moves to Central Bank

The Qatar Exchange (QE) has announced that the cash settlements of the electronic transactions executed by the brokers on the bourse will now be carried out by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB)...

Russia - FFMS Drafted Amendments to Regulation of Registrars

The Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) has drafted some amendments to the regulation of registrars. According to the amendments, the registrars will be able to postpone the re-registration by up to...

USA - DTCC Launches New Corporate Action Messages

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in collaboration with SWIFT, has launched its new model of corporate action messages on the basis of ISO 20022 (International Organisation for Standards)...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: June 2010

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes 84 (835 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes 87 (918 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Thomas Murray Upgrades CRS's Asset Commitment Risk Rating to A-

Brazil - CETIP and Clearstream Sign Agreement Cooperating on Collateral Management in Brazil

Hungary - KELER's Response to T2S Invitation - Update

South Africa - New Services for Unlisted Companies at Strate

United Arab Emirates - Thomas Murray Issues First-Time Proprietary Rating to ADX CSD (UAE)

Vietnam - VSD Switches to New System

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Argentina - CVSA's Data Centre Obtains ICREA Certification

Bahrain - BSE Becomes Permanent Member of ANNA to Issue ISIN Codes

Greece - HCMC Consultation to Prohibit Omnibus Accounts

Hong Kong, Malaysia - Pan-Asian Post-Trade Infrastructure For Debt Securities

Ukraine - Proposed Relaxation on Foreign Investment Law - Update

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July 2010

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