Thomas Murray Data Services
Securities Newsletter

August 2013

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our August 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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CMI in Focus

Thomas Murray Data Services maintains a wealth of information through the whole post-trade lifecycle of securities. In a series of monthly reports, Thomas Murray Data Services will be investigating global trends in the industry through analysis of particular areas of capital market infrastructure.

This month, CMI In Focus discusses corporate actions processing, the role of CSDs and the principles of best practice in this important operational area.

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Top Stories

Brazil - CVM Publishes for Comments Draft on CSD, Custody and Securities Registration Activities

25 July, 2013

The Brazilian Securities Commission has published for comments three drafts which amend the regulation on central securities depositories (CSD) and the activities of custody and registration of securities. The first document sets...

Hong Kong - HKMA Enhances RMB Liquidity Facility

26 July, 2013

From 26 July 2013, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) introduced two enhancements to RMB liquidity for the Authorised Institutions (AI) participating in RMB business in Hong Kong. In addition to providing of...

Qatar - Pre-funding Exemptions for Buy Trades

09 July, 2013

Qatar Exchange (QE) has announced that, pursuant to Article 4.1.5 of the QE Rulebook, members may obtain pre-funding exemptions for clients (i.e. not receiving the buy value from clients prior to entering a buy order) provided (i) that...

UK - FCA Consultation Paper on Client Assets Regime

16 July, 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on material changes to the rules relating to client money, custody assets and mandates. Consultation Paper CP13/5 includes a series of proposals aiming to address...

Ukraine - New Regulation on Depository Activity

24 July, 2013

The new regulation "On Depository Activity Execution" issued by the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC) has been officially published. The salient points of the regulation are...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: July 2013

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 285 (3022 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 100 (1073 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 114 (1128 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Bosnia and Herzegovina - New Rulebook Adopted on CRS Custody Activities

Global - LSEG to Establish New CSD in Luxembourg

Nigeria - CSCS to Implement SWIFT Messaging

Peru - Capital Increase at CAVALI

Vietnam - VSD Amends Guidelines on Securities Depository Operations

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Argentina - Merval Shareholders Approve Creation of B&MA

Australia - ASX Consults on Segregation, Portability and Rescheduled Settlements of Cash Equity Market

Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal - Harmonisation of Corporate Actions in Euronext Zone

Russia - New regulation on Bond Holder Rights Protection

Turkey - CBT Launches New Payment System and Securities Settlement System

In Focus

Latest Opinions

Gensler reflects US regulatory reform

Video feature: CME's trade repository

CCP in Focus - CCP Risk Assessments

CME Group aims to deliver client compliance in trade reporting obligation

New European Regulation - AIFMD and UCITS V - A Tsunami for Custodians

Client Asset Protection - are we there yet?

Financial Reform panel at IDX

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