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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.

2018 Clearing and Settlement
2018-12-19 ESMA is ready to review UK CCPs’ and CSDs’ recognition applications for a no-deal Brexit scenario
2018-12-07 ISDA Letter to European Commission on temporary equivalence and recognition for UK CCPs
2018-12-06 ISDA: Letter to EC on extension of deferred dates for clearing of intragroup transactions
2018-12-03 Capital markets union: Council agrees stance on supervision framework for clearing houses
2018-11-29 ESAs propose to amend bilateral margin requirements to assist Brexit preparations for OTC derivative contracts
2018-11-23 ESMA: Managing risks of a no-deal Brexit in the area of central clearing
2018-11-19 FSB and standard-setting bodies publish final report on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives
2018-11-19 CFTC approves a final rule to amend uncleared swap margin requirements
2018-11-15 FSB publishes 2018 Resolution Report and publicly consults on financial resources to support CCP resolution
2018-10-31 ESMA issues clarifications on clearing and trading obligations ahead of 21 December 2018 deadline
2018-10-30 Financial Times: Eurex to broaden clearing battle with UK’s LCH
2018-10-18 ESMA data analysis values EU derivatives market at €660 trillion with central clearing increasing significantly
2018-10-17 Financial Times: US threatens to bar EU banks from exchanges
2018-10-17 ISDA: Clearing incentives, systemic risk and margin requirements
2018-09-14 BIS: Payment, clearing and settlement operators meet on global cyber-resilience
2018-08-23 CFTC unanimously approves a proposal to amend the clearing requirement to help end-users
2018-08-09 ECMI - Recovery and Resolution of CCPs: Obsessing over regulatory symmetry?
2018-08-09 IOSCO: Study highlights continued central clearing interdependencies
2018-08-08 ESMA issues clarifications on the clearing obligation and trading obligation for pension scheme arrangements
2018-08-07 FSB and standard-setting bodies consult on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives
2018-07-23 IOSCO: Jurisdictions progress towards implementing standards for payment, clearing and settlement
2018-07-18 BIS: Yves Mersch: Euro clearing - the open race
2018-07-03 ESMA issues clarifications on the clearing obligation for pension scheme arrangements
2018-06-25 ESMA publishes responses to its Consultation on amendments to the EMIR Clearing Obligation under the Securitisation Regulation
2018-06-25 ICMA publishes new report on the CSD regulation: ‘How to survive in a mandatory buy-in world’
2018-06-22 ESMA clarifies CCPs’ liquidity risk assessment under EMIR
2018-06-19 Bloomberg: ECB poised for power over euro-derivatives clearing post-Brexit
2018-06-05 Bank of England's Jon Cunliffe: Central Clearing and Resolution – learning some of the lessons of Lehmans
2018-05-30 ESMA updates the CSDR Q&As
2018-05-28 ESMA promotes consistent (anti-)procyclicality margin measures for CCPs
2018-05-17 European Parliament: Economic and Monetary MEPs back stricter EU supervision of clearing houses
2018-05-03 BIS: Despite ongoing progress, some central counterparties still lag on risk management and recovery planning
2018-04-23 ESMA's Maijoor: Resilience, Recovery and Resolution: three essential Rs for CCPs
2018-04-23 ECB's Coeuré: A cooperative approach to CCP recovery and resolution
2018-04-19 Bloomberg: ECB seeks new powers to deal with clearing crises outside the EU
2018-04-10 CPMI and IOSCO issue guidance on supervisory stress testing of central counterparties
2018-03-28 ESMA finalises guidelines on how to report internalised settlement
2018-03-20 IMF: Central Counterparties Resolution—An Unresolved Problem
2018-03-13 ESMA publishes the responses to its Consultation on Draft Guidelines on APC Margin Measures for CCPs
2018-02-09 Bank of England: Consultation on a new rule for Central Counterparties relating to incident reporting
2018-02-08 ESMA publishes 2018 Work Programme for CRAs, trade repositories and third country CCPs
2018-02-07 ESMA issues conflict of interest guidelines for CCPs
2018-02-01 Report on the proposal for a regulation of the Parliament and of the Council on a framework for the recovery and resolution of CCPs
2018-01-31 ECON: Draft Report on the proposal for a regulation of the Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation No 1095/2010 establishing ESMA

Prior Years Reports

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.

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.