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Proposal for a Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 as regards the clearing obligation, the suspension of the clearing obligation, the reporting requirements, the risk-mitigation techniques for OTC derivatives contracts not cleared by a central counterparty, the registration and supervision of trade repositories and the requirements for trade repositories

Proposal for a regulation on a framework for the recovery and resolution of central counterparties

Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories

CSD Regulation

Settlement across borders presents higher risks and costs for investors within one country. To harmonise rules in this area the EU has adopted a regulation on CSDs (CSDR).

The main objective of the regulation is to increase the safety and efficiency of securities settlement and settlement infrastructures in the EU.


Securities financing transactions (SFTs) allow investors and firms to use assets, such as the shares or bonds they own, to secure funding for their activities.

Regulation on transparency of securities financing transactions 





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Clearing and Settlement - 201926 articles out of 26.

Clearing and Settlement - 201844 articles out of 44.

Clearing and Settlement - 201762 articles out of 62.

Clearing and Settlement - 201654 articles out of 54.

Clearing and Settlement - 201578 articles out of 78.

Clearing and Settlement - 2014102 articles out of 102.

Clearing and Settlement - 201372 articles out of 72.

Clearing and Settlement - 201244 articles out of 44.

2011 Clearing and Settlement
2011-12-14 FN: LSE in trade repository talks
2011-12-01 ECB assessment of new direct and relayed links between securities settlement systems in the euro area
2011-11-24 BATS wins final approval to buy Chi-X Europe
2011-10-24 BoE Paul Tucker: Central counterparties - the agenda
2011-10-04 Vítor Constâncio: Securities settlement in 2020 – T2S and beyond
2011-10-04 FN: Nasdaq outlines clearing reform plans
2011-09-30 Letter to Commissioner Barnier: Non-discriminatory clearing access to market infrastructure providers
2011-09-29 FT: UK faces defeat over derivatives clearing
2011-09-27 FT: LSE wins battle for LCH.Clearnet
2011-09-26 FT: Italy's haircut reprieve looks temporary
2011-09-23 FN: NYSE-Börse to grant Euroclear reprieve
2011-09-19 FN: Stage set for fresh European clearing reform battle
2011-09-02 CPSS: Payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPSS countries - Volume 1
2011-08-17 Hedgeweek: EMCF says yes to interoperability and announces new fee schedule
2011-07-22 FN: Is settlement the panacea for the LSE?
2011-07-21 FT: UK turns down ECB securities project
2011-07-11 FSA reviews of credit risk management by central counterparties
2011-07-11 FSA looks into risk-management governance at clearinghouses
2011-06-29 FN: EuroCCP slashes clearing fees
2011-06-27 ISDA publishes Credit Clearing Comparative Analysis
2011-06-16 FIA and ISDA publish documentation for cleared swaps
2011-06-16 WSJ: NYSE Euronext and LCH.Clearnet extend clearing deal
2011-06-15 FT: Financial reform - Conduits of contention
2011-06-03 ISDA publishes a discussion paper 'The Economics of Central Clearing: Theory and Practice'
2011-05-25 ISDA welcomes European Parliament progress on EMIR
2011-05-23 ISDA publishes "The Economics of Central Clearing: Theory and Practice", a discussion paper on clearing issues
2011-05-09 FN: Clearing house merger talks collapse
2011-05-06 WSJ: Clearing sector draws EU scrutiny
2011-04-29 ISDA comments to SEC on clearing agency standards for operation and governance
2011-04-25 FN: LSE derivatives launch fuels debate over clearing competition
2011-04-13 EuropeanIssuers' comments on the regulation of central securities depositaries
2011-04-07 IPE: Pension funds unaware of centrally cleared swaps issues
2011-04-06 Bloomberg: NY Fed says swaps industry failed to meet clearing promises
2011-04-04 Reuters: EU derivatives law change spurs competition hopes
2011-04-01 FN: Liddell says OTC is top priority for LCH.Clearnet
2011-03-30 New York Times: Official warns of regulatory arbitrage
2011-03-17 FN: CME Clearing Europe sets May launch date
2011-03-14 Reuters: US CFTC 'out of step' with other regulators
2011-03-14 ICMA-ERC survey confirms long-term recovery in European repo market activity to pre-crisis levels
2011-03-07 AFME response to the consultation on CSDs and on the harmonisation of certain aspects of Securities Settlement
2011-03-07 AIMA warns of economic impact of EU naked CDS ban
2011-03-03 FN: Deutsche Börse tries to allay monopoly fears
2011-03-02 EFAMA reply to European Commission consultation paper on Central Securities Depositories/Harmonisation of Certain Aspects of Securities
2011-03-01 FN: Exchange-traded market set for bigger future
2011-03-01 FT: Brussels warned on financial plan
2011-03-01 FT: LCH.Clearnet in interest rate swaps drive
2011-02-28 AFME: Losing EMIR’s interoperability clause will affect freedom of choice for trading firms in Europe
2011-02-17 ISDA’s comment letter on general regulations and DCO
2011-02-02 Bloomberg: Derivatives plan for European watchdog may exceed EU’s powers
2011-02-02 Advanced Trading: "Welcome to the New Derivative Order"
2011-01-19 CNMV: Proposed reforms to Spain's securities clearing, settlement and registry system

Prior Years Reports

Clearing and Settlement - 201017 articles out of 17.

Clearing and Settlement - 200942 articles out of 42.

Clearing and Settlement - 200859 articles out of 59.

Clearing and Settlement - 200738 articles out of 38.

Clearing and Settlement - 200627 articles out of 27.

Clearing and Settlement - 200520 articles out of 20.

Clearing and Settlement - 200432 articles out of 32.

Clearing and Settlement - 20035 articles out of 5.

Clearing and Settlement - 200210 articles out of 10.