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December, 2010

Thomas Murray - Monthly Newsletter

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray is pleased to send you our December 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, 150 Central Securities Depositories and have Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Reports on over 90 markets worldwide, assessing the post trade risk exposures faced by international investors.

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Top Stories

Colombia - New DVP Settlement for Fixed Income Securities at DECEVAL

Effective from 2 November 2010, the Deposito Centralizado de Valores de Colombia (DECEVAL) will introduce a new delivery versus payment (DVP) settlement for fixed income securities, which will allow a simultaneous transfer...

Greece - Additional System Enhancements at HELEX

Hellenic Exchanges (HELEX) have announced the introduction of new enhancements and timings in the Dematerialised Settlement System (DSS) for ATHEX transactions. Effective from 9 November 2010, clearing members...

Hong Kong - CCASS Money Settlement for T+2 Cash Settlement Finality - Update

The Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Limited (HKSCC) has issued a circular on the CCASS money settlement in relation to the planned implementation of T+2 cash settlement finality. In particular...

Serbia - Government to Draft New Law on Capital Markets

The Serbian government will draft a new law on capital markets by the end of 2010, in order to bring Serbia legislation in line with the related EU Directives. The salient points of the new draft law...

UAE - Authorities Plan to Introduce Short Selling in UAE

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) presented a proposal to the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) to allow short selling in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This initiative is linked to the proposal of a DVP settlement...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: November 2010

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes: 107 (843 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes: 94 (893 year on year)

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Depository Risk Flashes

Latvia - New Data Exchange System at LCD

Morocco - CSD Rating Upgrade (Maroclear)

Pakistan - CDC to Enhance Settlement Process

Russia - NDC and MICEX Settlement House Merge to Become NSD

USA - DTC to Extend End-Of-Day Cut-off Time for Pledge Collateral Processing to FRB

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Bahrain - ISIN Codes to be Issued by BSE

Chile, Colombia, Peru - Framework for Trading and Settlement on the Integrated Market in Colombia

Croatia - Reporting Requirements on OTC Transactions

Italy - LCH.Clearnet SA to Introduce Netting Of Failed Transactions

Philippines - Increase in Minimum Unimpaired Paid-up Capital Requirement for Brokerage Firms - Update

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