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May, 2012

Thomas Murray - Monthly Newsletter

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray is pleased to send you our May 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, 130 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

China - CSRC Lowers Risk Capital Reserve Requirement for Securities Companies

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) will revise the standards for calculating the risk capital reserves and decrease the risk capital reserve requirements for Chinese securities firms. The changes include...

Denmark - VP Securities Decides to Join T2S

VP Securities, the Danish CSD, has informed the European Central Bank (ECB) its decision to join the TARGET2 Securities project by signing up to the system as per 30 April 2012. The CSD has also advised the ECB...

Global - CPSS-IOSCO Issue New Report on Principles for FMIs

Further to our previous newsflash, following the consultation launched back in March 2011, the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have issued...

Kazakhstan - Single Central Securities Registrar in Kazakhstan

It has been announced that effective 1 January 2013, there will be a single registrar in Kazakhstan. As a result, all registration / re-registration activities for securities ownership will be conducted by the single central registrar...

Peru - Regulation Project for Securities Settlement Systems

The Peruvian Ministry of Finance and the market regulator (Securities Market Superintendency) have issued a draft Resolution that intends to establish the rules applicable to any specialised entity that administers securities settlement systems...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: April 2012

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes: 85 (1116 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes: 84 (1123 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Botswana - First-Time Proprietary Rating Issued To CSDB

Finland - Euroclear Finland to Close Down Ramses Settlement System

Palestine - CDS Will Be Responsible for Cash Clearing and Settlement

Russia - MICEX-RTS to Introduce T+3 Settlement Cycle

Thailand - SET to Launch Thai Depository Portal

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Amendments to the Law on Securities Market in Republic of Srpska

India - BCP and DR Guidelines for Stock Exchanges and Depositories

Sweden - Swedish Central Bank Decides Not to Join T2S

Turkey - CBT to Implement New Payment System

USA - DTCC and EFETnet Launch Global Trade Repository for Commodities Derivatives

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