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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This week in Post-Trade – 28th April 2017

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The news we’re reading this week includes –   Global Blockchain market to hit $5.4 billion by 2023 – Securities Lending Times, 21st April   According to new research from Allied Market Research, the global blockchain market has been estimated to be worth $5.4 billion by 2023, with North America continuing to hold its dominance […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 13th April 2017

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The news we’re reading this week includes –   Mark Carney: Blockchain could ‘transform’ payments, clearing and settlements – Business Insider, 12th April   The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney believes that the technology which is used to underpin bitcoin could ‘transform’ parts the financial infrastructure. The views were presented during his […]

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