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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.

2016 Clearing and Settlement
2016-12-22 ESMA identifies areas for improvement in EU CCP supervision
2016-12-16 European Commission adopts equivalence decisions for CCPs and trading venues in ten non-EU jurisdictions
2016-12-14 ESMA recognises ICE Clear US Inc. as third-country CCP under EMIR
2016-11-29 FSB: Public responses to the August 2016 discussion note on Essential Aspects of CCP Resolution Planning
2016-11-28 European Commission: New EU rules for the recovery and resolution of Central Counterparties
2016-11-23 European Commission: EMIR Review
2016-11-15 ESMA defines common supervisory approach for CCPs’ service extensions and change of risk models
2016-11-14 ESMA asks Commission to delay central clearing for small financial counterparties
2016-11-10 BIS: Central clearing predominates in OTC interest rate derivatives markets
2016-09-28 SEC adopts rules for enhanced regulatory framework for securities clearing agencies
2016-09-27 ICMA ERCC report on the trade registration models used by European CCPs for repo transactions
2016-09-19 ESMA adds ICE Clear Europe Ltd to list of authorised CCPs under EMIR
2016-09-09 ESAs reject proposed amendments from the European Commission to technical standards on non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives
2016-08-23 Hedgeweek: Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs
2016-08-16 ISDA publishes 2016 Variation Margin Protocol
2016-08-16 FSB publishes discussion note on Essential Aspects of CCP Resolution Planning and progress report on CCP workplan
2016-08-16 Reports from CPMI-IOSCO advance regulatory agenda on central counterparties
2016-07-28 ESMA updates its EMIR Q&A
2016-07-13 ESMA consults on proposed central clearing delay for small financial counterparties
2016-06-30 ESMA issues opinions on Danish pension scheme to be exempt from central clearing under EMIR
2016-06-30 European Supervisory Authorities write to Commission on the delay to adopt the bilateral margin rules for derivatives
2016-06-24 Steven Maijoor gives speech on CCP Recovery and Resolution
2016-06-17 ESMA updates list of recognised third-country CCPs
2016-06-06 ESMA and CFTC to cooperate on CCPs
2016-06-06 ECB: Towards a macroprudential framework for central counterparties
2016-06-03 ESMA updates its EMIR Q&A
2016-05-31 ESMA consults on CSDR guidelines on participant default rules and procedures
2016-05-24 ISDA: Clearing members analyze the resolution of central counterparties in new white paper
2016-05-09 Bloomberg: Derivatives traders adopt rules to clear European credit indexes
2016-04-29 ESMA publishes results of EU central counterparties stress test
2016-04-14 ISDA publishes margin-rule-compliant collateral document
2016-04-14 ESMA announces EU-wide stress tests for CCPs
2016-04-13 ISDA publishes updated EMIR classification letter
2016-04-05 EMIR: ESMA proposes one-day margin period of risk for CCP client accounts
2016-04-04 ESMA updates its EMIR Q&A
2016-03-22 ESMA to cooperate with South Korean regulators on CCPs
2016-03-15 European Commission adopts equivalence decision for CCPs in USA
2016-03-08 ESAs publish final draft technical standards on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
2016-03-03 ISDA publishes Australian clearing classification letter
2016-03-01 New EU rules on central clearing for certain credit derivative contracts
2016-03-01 ESMA issues report on risks and costs of CCP interoperability
2016-02-27 Hedgeweek: Euroclear white paper examines implications of collateral settlement fails
2016-02-19 ESMA adds list of clearing members to its Public Register on EMIR
2016-02-16 Draft report on the proposal for a Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments, on Market Abuse and on Improving Securities Settlement
2016-02-16 ESMA updates EMIR Q&A
2016-02-12 US-EU Financial Markets Regulatory Dialogue Joint Statement
2016-02-10 European Commission and the US Commodity Futures Commission: Common approach for transatlantic CCPs
2016-02-02 ICMA: CSDR Settlement Discipline
2016-02-02 ESMA issues opinions on UK pension schemes to be exempt from central clearing under EMIR
2016-02-01 ESMA issues technical standards on settlement discipline under CSDR
2016-01-27 ESMA to cooperate with Mexican and South African regulators on CCPs
2016-01-22 FESE response to ESMA on indirect clearing arrangements under EMIR and MiFIR
2016-01-07 GFMA comments in response to BCBS consultation on haircut floors for non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions
2016-01-07 ESMA to cooperate with Canadian and Swiss regulators on CCPs

Prior Years Reports

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.

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.