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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.

2014 Clearing and Settlement
2014-12-19 CSDR: ESMA consults on implementing measures for new settlement regime
2014-12-17 Bloomberg: Clearing houses face EU push on too-big-to-fail risks
2014-12-12 ALFI’s reply to IOSCO’s Consultation Report on Principles regarding the Custody of Collective Investment Schemes’ Assets
2014-12-08 AIMA publishes updated guide for selecting a prime broker
2014-12-05 ESMA to cooperate with Australian regulators on CCPs
2014-12-05 DerivAlert: Clearing is coming for interest rate swaps in Europe
2014-11-28 FOW: Clearing looks ahead to new dawn
2014-11-25 ISDA launches principles on CCP recovery
2014-11-24 Financial Times: Clearing houses may face new capital rules
2014-11-21 Maijoor's keynote speech at the event "Regulatory measures to prevent another crisis?"
2014-11-18 Reuters: Europe eyes longer respite for US swaps clearers
2014-11-17 Financial News: Clearing deadlines seem like endless hurdles
2014-11-10 ESMA consults on revised EMIR standards on the reporting to trade repositories
2014-11-07 Financial Times: EU set to recognise more overseas clearing regimes
2014-11-07 ESMA published responses to consultation on clearing obligation
2014-11-04 Financial Times: Clearing house members fear they may have to stump up in case of a failure
2014-10-31 European Commission: First 'equivalence' decisions for central counterparty regulatory regimes adopted
2014-10-28 IOSCO updated information repository for central clearing requirements for OTC derivatives
2014-10-24 ESMA published updated EMIR Q&A
2014-10-15 FSB publishes regulatory framework for haircuts on non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions
2014-10-15 CPMI and IOSCO issue report on the recovery of financial market infrastructures
2014-10-13 Financial News: Out-of-step regulators are walking swaps market into trouble
2014-10-07 IFR: ESMA lightens frontloading burden
2014-10-07 IPE: Jonathan Hill to 'deepen single rule book', including solvency rules
2014-10-06 TABB Forum: Collateral Crisis? The Risks in CCPs and Central Clearing
2014-10-03 ESMA consults on draft standards for the clearing of foreign-exchange non-deliverable forwards
2014-09-23 EC considers six-month pause for CME's doomsday clock
2014-09-22 ICMA-ERC Briefing Note: CSDR Mandatory Buy-ins and the treatment of SFTs
2014-09-17 ESMA : list of registered CCPs, which now includes BME Clearing
2014-09-12 RiskNet: Barnier hints at longer pensions clearing exemption
2014-09-10 Reuters: US regulator would welcome delay of EU clearing rules
2014-09-04 ESMA: Guidelines and Recommendations on Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures
2014-08-30 ICMA: The impact of T+2 settlement on the European repo market
2014-08-24 AFME Recommendations – July 2014
2014-08-21 ESMA: Consultation paper published on Clearing Obligation 1
2014-08-15 Tabb Forum: One great big risk? To clear or not to clear
2014-08-05 IOSCO launches a public information repository for central clearing requirements
2014-08-05 ESMA issues guidelines on the CPSS-IOSCO principles for market infrastructures in respect of CCPs
2014-07-22 ESMA consults on counterparty risk calculation methods for UCITS subject to central clearing
2014-07-15 Financial News: ESMA proposes 2016 deadline for OTC clearing
2014-07-14 Insurance Europe‘s response to draft RTS on OTC derivatives
2014-07-14 EFAMA responds to draft RTS on OTC-derivatives
2014-07-14 EACT responds to consultation on draft RTS on OTC-derivative contracts
2014-07-14 AFME responds to draft on OTC-derivatives
2014-07-14 The Trade: Open access brings new clearing efficiencies
2014-07-11 ESMA: Consultation on central clearing of interest rate and credit default swaps
2014-07-09 Hedgeweek: Central clearing reduces systemic risk, says Eurex Clearing
2014-07-07 Financial News/FT: Clearing houses braced for ECJ hearing
2014-07-07 ESMA adds Keler CCP to the list of authorised CCPs under EMIR
2014-07-04 ESMA still unable to access US repository data
2014-06-30 FCA: EMIR reporting advice for Clearing Member firms
2014-06-28 Financial Times: Europe calls on US to recognise overseas clearing rules
2014-06-27 AMF: Consultation on new shorter transaction settlement deadline
2014-06-25 Dealers rail at 'absurd' EU margin rules
2014-06-17 Financial News: BoE adds to stress of clearing houses
2014-06-13 The Trade: Clock ticking to resolve third country CCP rules
2014-06-10 ISDA published study on central clearing in equity derivatives market
2014-05-27 Europe little to learn from US clearing roll-out
2014-05-23 Banks breach EU and US reporting rules to avoid privacy clash
2014-05-23 EU regulators concerned by CFTC's foreign CCP rules
2014-05-23 CEPS: The OTC derivatives markets after financial reforms
2014-05-22 AFME/ALFI: Reactions to ESMA's DTS for regulation on improving EU securities settlement
2014-05-22 ESMA publishes 8th updated Q&A on EMIR implementation
2014-05-20 EC tackling final questions on CCP resolution
2014-05-17 IFR: End-users prep for EMIR clearing
2014-05-16 FT: BoE urges more transparency in clearing
2014-05-14 Repositories call on ESMA to help fix EMIR reporting problems
2014-05-13 Markets in financial instruments: Council adopts new rules
2014-05-13 SwapClear dealers cede control as CCP seeks EMIR approval
2014-05-08 ESMA to ease frontloading requirements under EMIR
2014-04-29 Reuters: EU watchdog to clarify sovereign debt ratings rules
2014-04-29 Frontloading rule due in weeks according to ESMA chief
2014-04-23 FN: Time for a change in derivatives trading
2014-04-22 EMIR FX: ESMA pours murk into the fog
2014-04-17 ALFI published 2nd edition of the EMIR/OTC Derivatives FAQ document
2014-04-15 EP votes on CSD regulation
2014-04-11 Reuters: EU law to 'revolutionise' securities settlement
2014-04-10 Bloomberg: Global financial regulators revised derivative rules
2014-04-09 ESMA adds KDPW_CCP to list of authorised CCPs under EMIR
2014-04-07 Financial News: Eurex Clearing moves closer to resolving EMIR issues
2014-04-04 ESMA set to neuter EMIR frontloading rule
2014-03-21 FTSE Global Markets: Mapping the new OTC derivatives clearing landscape
2014-03-20 EC response to ESMA on classification of financial instruments
2014-03-13 FN: National interests threaten EMIR progress
2014-03-12 SEC proposes rules for systemically important and security-based swap clearing agencies
2014-03-07 EACT publishes letter to Commissioner Barnier on EMIR
2014-03-06 EU banks fear capital hit from CCP approval delays
2014-03-01 IFR: Options trading error heightens clearing fears
2014-02-28 EBA consults on draft RTS on the margin periods for risk used for the treatment of clearing members' exposures to clients
2014-02-12 Repo netting criteria in the revised leverage ratio may be less forgiving than banks first thought
2014-02-12 Statement by the CFTC and the European Commission on progress relating to the implementation of the 2013 Path Forward Statement
2014-02-11 ESMA provides further details on trade reporting
2014-02-07 FT: Clearing houses criticise push for more transparency
2014-02-07 Responses to CPSS-IOSCO consultation on quantitative disclosure: DTCC, EACH, Eurex Clearing, ISDA et al
2014-01-30 ESMA delivers second set of advice on EMIR equivalence
2014-01-24 ESMA publishes final report on fines for TRs
2014-01-23 ECB/Cœuré: Risks in CCPs
2014-01-17 FT: MiFID show moves to Paris after breakthrough agreement
2014-01-16 BaFin: EMIR reporting obligation for derivatives
2014-01-13 Pension funds call for clearing exemption extension
2014-01-06 Frontloading fears remain despite ESMA guidance
2014-01-05 ECB: Framework for the assessment of securities settlement systems

Prior Years Reports

Clearing and Settlement - 201372 articles out of 72.

Clearing and Settlement - 201244 articles out of 44.

Clearing and Settlement - 201151 articles out of 51.

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.