Thomas Murray Data Services
Securities Newsletter

June 2014

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our June 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 - Money Settlement for the Securities Market

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 looks at the way money settlements can be undertaken by Financial market Infrastructures (FMIs) and the inherent risks when central bank money is not used.

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Top Stories

Brazil - All CSD Participants to be Registered as Custodians

08 May, 2014

Further to our previous market newsflash, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM) issued Circular Letter CVM/SMI/No.002/2014 setting the procedure for participants of centralised depositories to obtain their registration...

Global - ECSDA Comments on ESMA's Discussion Paper on Draft Technical Standards for CSDR

22 May, 2014

In a response to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) public consultation on technical standards on the CSD Regulation (CSDR), the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA) has put forward...

Japan - BOJ to Implement Phase II of BOJ-NET System

16 May, 2014

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has announced that the phase II (the full launch) of the new BOJ-NET will be implemented on 13 October 2015. The alternative date is set for 24 November 2015 in case the initial target date cannot be...

Russia - NSD Concludes an Independent Validation on its CPSS-IOSCO PFMIs Level of Observance

29 May, 2014

The National Settlement Depository's (NSD) has received an independent third-party view in respect of the NSD's level of observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMIs). The review has been provided...

Saudi Arabia - Demutualisation Plans of Tadawul

12 May, 2014

According to media reports, the Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), Mr Adel Al-Ghamdi, has stated that the stock exchange is looking to demutualise itself with an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Tadawul...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: May 2014

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 225 (3071 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 93 (1100 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 77 (1100 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Hungary - KELER Issues Update on System Replacement Project

Korea - Corporate and Financial Bonds as Eligible Collateral for SBL

Peru - CAVALI to Request Participants to Comply with FATCA Regulation

Ukraine - NDU Amends its Reconciliation Procedures

UAE - Temporary Waiver of Late Confirmation Penalties

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Armenia - CDA to Maintain Records of Mandatory Funded Pension System Participants

Kenya - Demutualisation of NSE - Update

New Zealand - Strategic Review of RBNZ Payment and Settlement Systems

Nicaragua - BVDN Launches Repo Market on Equities

Slovakia - CDCP to Assign LEI codes

AIFMD Webinars

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Thursday 12 June, 2014
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Latest News

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What happened to all the CCPs and transparency?

Regulatory changes taking place in the CSD space

LEI numbers creep up

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