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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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2019 Clearing and Settlement
2019-07-23 BCBS and IOSCO agree to 1-year extension of the final implementation phase of the margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
2019-07-22 ESMA publishes its annual peer review report on EU CCPs supervision
2019-06-27 Basel Committee revisions to leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives and disclosure requirements to address window-dressing
2019-06-05 CPMI and IOSCO publish for public comment a paper on CCP auctions
2019-05-31 Bank of England: The cost of clearing fragmentation
2019-04-05 ESMA has adopted new recognition decisions for the three UK CCPs and the UK CSD in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 12 April
2019-04-03 ESMA launches third EU-wide CCP stress test exercise
2019-03-26 Statement on technical adjustments to financial services contingency measures to reflect the Decision of the European Council of 22 March
2019-03-21 ECB withdraws initiative on conferral of powers in relation to central counterparties (CCPs)
2019-03-15 Capital Markets Union: agreement on more robust supervision of central counterparties
2019-03-15 ISDA - CCP Recovery and resolution: Incentives Analysis
2019-03-14 IOSCO: Jurisdictions move forward towards implementing standards for payment, clearing and settlement
2019-03-13 Capital markets union: Presidency and Parliament reach provisional deal on clearing house rules
2019-03-07 ISDA response to BCBS/IOSCO statement on non-cleared margin requirements
2019-03-05 BCBS/IOSCO statement on the final implementation phases of the margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
2019-02-28 John Dizard: A clearing house crisis will pose a particular threat to Europe
2019-02-27 FSB: Conference on CCP risk management
2019-02-27 ECB's Cœuré: The case for cooperation: cross-border CCP supervision and the role of central banks
2019-02-11 BIS: Central counterparty capitalization and misaligned incentives
2019-02-05 European Council: Capital markets union: deal on updated rules for financial derivative products and clearing
2019-02-04 ESMA agrees no-deal Brexit MoUs with the Bank of England for recognition of UK CCPs and the UK CSD
2019-02-01 FIA-IIF-ISDA response to FSB CCP Equity DP
2019-01-24 Financial Times: We must rethink our clearing house rules
2019-01-24 ISDA publishes best practice recommendations for CCPs
2019-01-18 EFAMA's reply to BCBS consultative document on revisions to leverage ratio disclosure requirements
2019-01-16 Comments on Leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives

Prior Years Reports

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.

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.