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Securities Newsletter

October 2013

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our October 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 - Operational Risk: Disaster Recovery

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's CMI in Focus looks at disaster recovery and plans that firms have to keep themselves operational when disaster strikes. From back-up data, fully operational back-up sites and testing, good disaster recovery procedures are essential to the smooth running of FMIs.

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Top Stories

Argentina - CNV Releases Capital Market Technical Regulation 2013

10 September, 2013

In an update to our previous market newsflash, the Argentina's National Securities Commission (CNV) issued General Resolution No.622 on 5 September 2013, which approves the new capital market technical regulation (N.T.2013). These regulations adopt...

Croatia - HANFA Approves Changes to ZSE Rules

09 September, 2013

The Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) has announced that the Croatian financial services supervisory agency (HANFA) approved the new rules of the ZSE on 6 September 2013. The new exchange rules bring the Croatian capital market in line with EU legislation.

Ghana - Custodians Allowed to Access Client Trading Account with Brokers

17 September, 2013

The GSE Securities Depository (GSD) has completed the changes that allow custodian banks to access trading accounts with brokers. Custodians are now able to view the share balances in the client trading account with brokers and recall these shares...

India - Risk Management Framework for Dedicated Debt Segment of Stock Exchanges

16 September, 2013

On 12 September 2013, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) published the risk management framework for the dedicated debt segment of stock exchanges. The key points are as follows: Institutional Market...

Turkey - Takasbank to Provide CCP Services - Update

03 September, 2013

In an update to our previous newsflash, Takasbank has provided the following updates on the launch of its central counterparty (CCP) services. CCP Services for Securities Lending Market: Effective 2 September 2013, Takasbank has started...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: September 2013

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 240 (3090 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 84 (1070 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 99 (1142 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Azerbaijan - NDC Provides Post-Trading Services to Government Securities

Chile - DCV Increases Monthly Discount to Participants

Hong Kong - HKMA Enhances CMU System

Uganda - BOU Implements New CSD System

Netherlands - Euroclear Nederland And Broadridge to Offer Automated General Meeting Notices

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Canada - Agreement in Principle to Move Towards a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Italy - Monte Titoli to Offer IFTT Service

Kenya - CMA Seeks Comments on Revised Fee Structure for Capital Markets

Pakistan - LSE Launches Pakistan Unified Corporate Action Reporting System

Qatar - QFMA to Establish Grievance Committee to Protect Investors

In Focus

Latest Opinions

Reporting requirements for AIFMs - clarification from ESMA

Basel III monitoring results shows that banks are on track

CFTC chairman says swaps reform deadlines for US person hedge funds won't be delayed

The cross-border regulatory conundrum

Dodd-Frank clearing mandate fully implemented in US - what next for central clearing?

CFTC chairman Gary Gensler reflects on derivatives reform

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