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December 2015 Newsletter is Now available The World Forum of CSDs has published its December 2015 newsletter. World Forum of CSDs Newsletter – December 2015 edition In this issue: Letter from the Chairman; An update on the Single Disclosure Project; WFC CPMI-IOSCO Training Task Force; Entrenching Relationships with … Continue reading

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WFC comments on CSD recovery

In its response to the CPSS IOSCO consultative report on the recovery of financial market infrastructures, the World Forum of CSDs makes 6 key recommendations to global regulators: CSDs should have sufficient discretion and flexibility to choose the most appropriate recovery tools … Continue reading

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WFC Charts the Way Forward

The World Forum of Central Securities Depositories has ratified its Terms of Reference at their meeting in Dubai. This document aims at charting the way forward for regional cooperation in the CSD industry. According to the Terms of Reference, the objective … Continue reading

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WFC responds to CPSS-IOSCO on CSD recovery and resolution

The World Forum of CSDs issued a joint response to the CPSS-IOSCO consultation on the recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures. The two main recommendations of the WFC to global regulators are: to emphasise CSD recovery measures, given that the … Continue reading

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WFC comments on CPSS-IOSCO assessment and disclosure

The assessment methodology (AM) and disclosure framework (DF) proposed by CPSS and IOSCO to assess compliance with the new global Principles for financial market infrastructures have two different purposes, being addressed to regulators and to infrastructures respectively. However, the WFC … Continue reading

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WFC comments on the new Principles for financial market infrastructures

The WFC welcomes the public consultation on the “Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures” published in March 2011 by the Committee for Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). We make four recommendations … Continue reading

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Regional CSD Associations Set Up Joint World Forum

The 11th Global Conference of Central Securities Depositories just concluded in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference brought together 230 delegates from 65 countries, representing 70 Central Securities Depositories. During the 3-day conference, the senior representatives of the five regional … Continue reading

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