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June, 2011

Thomas Murray - Monthly Newsletter

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray is pleased to send you our June 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

Canada - CDS to Implement Electronic payment of Entitlements

As part of its dematerialisation project, CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. (CDS) proposed some amendments to its Participant Rules, regarding paper processing and handling of entitlement payments. According to the amendments...

Pakistan - Revised Clearing and Settlement and Risk Management of BATS

The National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL) has revised the clearing and settlement and risk management of the Bond Automated Trading System (BATS). Effective 2 May 2011, the settlement of trades executed on BATS are handled on a...

Poland - Developments at KDPW - Update

In an update to our previous newsflash, KDPW has advised the following timetable for the previously announced initiatives. Phase 1: Implementation in September 2011, following successful tests with the depository's participants planned for...

Russia - Transfer Agent Agreements between NSD and Registrars

On 11 May 2011, the National Settlement Depository (NSD) signed agreements for provision of transfer agent services with some registrars including VTB Registrar CJSC, PRC CJSC, REESTR OJSC, Reyestr-RN LLC and STATUS CJSC, and...

United Arab Emirates - New DVP Model to Be Introduced at DFM and ADX - Update

Following feedback received from market participants, the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) have decided to postpone the commencement date of the new DVP settlement arrangements to 29 May 2011...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: May 2011

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes: 99 (921 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes: 96 (935 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Bulgaria - 20% Stake of CDAD to be Transferred from BNB to MoF

Chile - DCV Opens Bilateral Link with Euroclear Bank

Indonesia - KSEI Selects Payment Banks for 2011 - 2015

Oman - MCD Introduces Online Connection Facility

Ukraine - NDU Plans to Increase Its Statutory Capital

West Africa - DC/BR to Resume Operations in Abidjan

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Egypt - Plans to Introduce Short Selling

Iceland - Currency Controls to be Lifted - Update

Peru - Central Bank to Implement Mandatory DVP Settlement

Serbia - Parliament Adopts New Law on Capital Markets

Sri Lanka - Additional Payment Transfers Processed via SLIPS

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