This week in Post-Trade – 16th June 2017

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The news we’re reading this week includes –   EU in bid to give ESMA CCP relocation power – The Trade, 13th June   In further news, following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, plans have been confirmed by the European Commission to tighten supervision of central counterparties (CCPs) within the EU. They’ve also […]

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SIX Securities Services adds US Equity and Fixed Income securities on the CO:RE trading platform

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SIX Repo Ltd – owned by SIX Securities Services – has added two additional security types, US Equities and Fixed income (Treasuries) on its repo trading platform CO:RE, allowing refinancing versus cash. SIX Securities Services has enhanced its tri party offering by adding US Equity and Fixed Income securities for financing on the CO:RE Repo […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 31st May 2017

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ECB warns of DLT fragmentation risk in clearing and settlement – Global Custodian, 30th May   According to the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT) could lead to increased market fragmentation across member states. During a speech at the European Parliament in Brussels, he warned of […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 12th May 2017

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  European regulator demands stricter supervision for UK CCPs – Global Custodian, 9th May   At the ISDA Annual General Meeting, the chair the European Securities and Markets and Authority (ESMA), supported the idea of stricter supervision of clearers of euro-denominated derivatives based outside the EU. Last week, the EU confirmed it will publish proposals […]

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Brussels to take back euro clearing?

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The precise impact of Brexit will boil down to whether the parties discussing the separation conclude a ‘benevolent transition’ or not. That said, if Brussels is intent on taking back euro clearing, issues such as competition, portability, licensing and access rights will all be secondary.   In some senses, there is a strong argument for […]

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