Thomas Murray Data Services
Securities Newsletter

December 2013

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our December 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 - Financial Transaction Tax: Impact on Share Trading

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 in CMI in Focus, Thomas Murray looks at the impact of the Financial Transaction Tax on trading volumes in Europe.

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Top Stories

Australia - ASX Clear Consultation on Capital Requirements for Clearing Participants - Update

28 November, 2013

In an update to our previous newsflash, ASX Clear issued a notice on the consultation paper on the minimum core capital requirements, based on the feedback of market participants. ASX Clear has determined that the minimum core capital requirement...

Finland - Changes in Settlement Market Practice due to T2S

27 November, 2013

Euroclear Finland, the Finnish central securities depository (CSD), is planning to make changes to the Finnish Market Practice in order to align its functionality with TARGET2-Securities (T2S) requirements. Specifically, the changes involve...

Kenya - Dematerialisation of Securities Listed on NSE - Update

20 November, 2013

Further to our previous newsflash, the Central Depository and Settlement Corporation (CDSC) has issued following clarifications with regards to the dematerialisation of securities:The 62 listed companies at the NSE were grouped into...

Russia - CBR Recognises NCC as Qualifying Central Counterparty

06 November, 2013

The National Clearing Centre (NCC) has been granted the status of qualifying central counterparty (QCCP) by the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), becoming the first and only qualifying CCP in the Russian Federation. The decision was...

USA - DTCC to Launch Early Warning System to Identify Trading Limit Breaches

26 November, 2013

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced on 25 November 2013 that National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) has filed a proposed rule change with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under which it will provide...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: November 2013

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 245 (3139 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 83 (1052 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 79 (1122 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Ghana - Ghana CSD Rating Upgrade

Global - Euroclear to Introduce ICSD-Settled ETF Service

Poland - KDPW Enhances Corporate Actions Electronic Communication

Singapore - SGX Selects LSEG's MillenniumIT for New Post-Trade System

Uruguay - BCU Issues Regulation on Automated Clearing Houses

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Bangladesh - CSE Reduces Settlement Cycle from T+3 to T+2 - Update

Egypt - Clarifications Regarding Rights Issue Trading - Update

Global - European Council Compromise Proposal for UCITS V

Peru - SMV Approves Regulation of Centralised Trading Mechanisms for Public Debt Instruments

Ukraine - NSSMC Reports on Custodians and Registrars Licenses

In Focus

Latest Opinions

Trade reporting in Europe - interview with REGIS-TR's Damien Gillespie

CME European Trade Repository and ICE Trade Vault approved by ESMA

CFTC grants more time to non-U.S swap dealers

CCP in Focus - CCPs - the same in name only

Trade reporting in Europe - interview with UnaVista's Mark Husler

Malaysia takes first steps towards OTC trade reporting

Change of leadership, change of direction for the CFTC?

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