Member Associations

ACGThe Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG) was formed in November 1997 as an informal international organization with the objective to facilitate the exchange of information and to promote mutual assistance among
member securities depositories and clearing organizations in the Asia Pacific
region.

ACSDAACSDA, the Americas’ Central Securities Depositories Association, is a non-profit organization comprised of Central Securities Depositories and Clearing Houses of the Americas, headquartered in Lima, Peru. Its By-laws were established at the first General Assembly held in the city of Lima, Peru on August 10, 1999.
ACSDA’s main purpose is to be a forum for the exchange of information and experiences among its members in a spirit of mutual cooperation and to promote best practice recommendations in services such as securities depository, clearance, settlement, and risk management. ACSDA’s goal is also to support local markets in their efforts to adopt securities market regulations, while considering their specific circumstances and to serve as a channel for dialogue with other organizations worldwide.

AECSD_LogoThe Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) unites the Central Securities Depositories of the CIS countries. The Association’s mission is to develop and enhance depository operations, create a common depository “environment”, and integrate the CSDs of the CIS countries into the global securities settlement system. The Association members are Association founders, as well as members that joined AECSD in accordance with the article 5 of the Resolution.

amedaThe Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) was established in April 27 2005, its first meeting was held in New York prior to the CSD8 conference.
AMEDA is a non-profit organization comprised of Central Securities Depositories and Clearing Houses in AFRICA & The MIDDLE EAST .
AMEDA’s main purpose is to be a forum for the exchange of information and experiences among its members in a spirit of mutual cooperation and to promote best practice recommendations in services such as securities depository, clearance, settlement, and risk management.
AMEDA’s goal is also to support local markets in their efforts to adopt securities market regulations, while considering their specific circumstances and to serve as a dialogue channel with other organizations worldwide.

ECSDA_Logo_FullThe European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA) represents 41 national and international central securities depositories (CSDs) across 37 European countries. The association provides a forum for European CSDs to exchange views and take forward projects of mutual interest. It also aims to promote a constructive dialogue between the CSD community, European public authorities and all other stakeholders looking to achieve an optimal regulatory framework for clearing and settlement.

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