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July, 2012

Thomas Murray - Monthly Newsletter

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, 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 Issues Consultation Paper on Revised QFII Scheme

On 20 June 2012, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) published a consultation paper on the draft rules of the Implementation of Measures on the Administration of the Domestic Securities Investment of...

Colombia - FIs Allowed voting in AGMs of Colombian Issuers

The Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia (SFC), the Colombian regulator, has modified its internal rules and included procedures which allow Foreign Investors (FI) to participate in the Annual General Meetings (AGMs) of Colombian issuers...

Global - ECSDA Comments on Draft CSD Regulation

Further to our previous newsflash, the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA) has published its comments on the draft CSD Regulation issued by the European Commission (EC)...

Qatar - QFMA Issues Regulations on SBL

The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) has issued the regulations on securities borrowing and lending (SBL). According to the regulations, SBL activities may only be practised by licensed entities for the purpose of...

Russia - FFMS Updates the List of Foreign Institutions Eligible to Open Nominee Accounts with Russian CSD

On 28 June 2012, the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) published a new version of the Draft Order detailing the list of foreign institutions that are allowed to open nominee accounts with the Russian CSD...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: June 2012

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes: 103 (1126 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes: 103 (1150 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Brazil - BM&FBOVESPA Integrated Registration System

Malaysia - Bursa Malaysia Implements CDS-Straight Through Processing

Oman - MCD Reduces Blocking/Unblocking Fees

Slovenia - Introduction of Matching and Settlement Standards

South Africa - Changes to Operational Timelines and Fine Schedule for Money Market Securities

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Canada - Regulators Seek Comments on OTC Central Counterparty Derivatives Clearing Framework

Hong Kong - HKMA to Launch CNY / RMB Liquidity Facility

Nigeria - CBN Issues Guidelines on Foreign Participation in Securities Lending

Poland - KDPW_CCP Doubles its Share Capital

Ukraine - NSSMC Plans to Improve Corporate Disclosure of Joint-Stock Companies

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