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Thomas Murray Data Services
Securities Newsletter

August 2014

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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Top Stories

Ecuador - New Capital Markets Law

25 July, 2014

The National Assembly of Ecuador published on 20 May 2014 with immediate effect, the new law for strengthening and optimising the corporate and securities sectors in Ecuador. The law had been approved by the legislative body on 13 March 2014...

Global - EC Requests Advice on CSDR from ESMA

24 July, 2014

The European Commission (EC) has requested the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to provide the EC with technical advice in relation to possible delegated acts covering certain settlement discipline measures as well...

New Zealand - NZClear's Self-Assessment of Observance of Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

24 July, 2014

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has released the Assessment of Observance of Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (FMI), a self-assessment of the NZClear securities settlement system (NZClear) against the Principles...

Russia - CBR Decreases Capital Requirements for Non-Credit Financial Institutions

17 July, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) approved the draft guidance to lower capital requirements for non-credit financial institutions. These requirements (listed below) have been differentiated in size depending on the operations...

Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia to Open Securities Market for Foreign Trading

22 July, 2014

The Saudi Arabian Cabinet ministers have announced their decision to allow for direct trading in securities listed in Tadawul for foreign financial institutions. According to the decision, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) has been authorised to prepare...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: July 2014

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 258 (3030 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 91 (1102 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 98 (1086 year on year)

Latest News

UCITS V adoption in Europe and its alignment to AIFMD

AIFMD transposition and compliance still incomplete

Depositary banks, prime brokers and AIFMD - where does the opportunity lie?

Depositary banks, prime brokers and AIFMD - the issue of segregated accounts

Thomas Murray Data Services launches total risk solution for Depositary Banks under AIFMD

CCP in Focus - The Intangible Risk with Tangible Effects

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Colombia - DECEVAL's Rating Upgrade

Korea - KSD to Include Asset Backed Short-Term Bond as Eligible Collateral for SBL

Slovak Republic - Plan to Establish Second CSD

Ukraine - NDU Offers Data back-Up facilities to Custodians

Turkey - CBoT Issues Regulations on Payment and Settlement System

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Austria - Introduction of Standard Record Date in Austria

Chile - New Regulation on Trading and Custody of Foreign Securities

Israel - TASE Plan to Enhance its Risk Management

Nigeria - NSE to Impose Fines in Relation to Late Dividend Payments

Singapore - Industry-wide Business Continuity Exercise

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AIFMD and the relationship between depositary banks and prime brokers

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