Clearing and Settlement news

Japan earmarks Q2 2019 for T+2 settlement shift
07 November 2017 | Tokyo | Reporter: Drew Nichol
Japan has unveiled a “tentative” timeline for its exchanges’ shift from a T+3 to T+2 settlement cycle, with eye towards Q2 2019
Iberclear bank on Citi to provide global custody
20 October 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The agreement, signed at this years Sibos conference in Toronto, will enable Spanish clearing houses to settle international securities via local CSDs
Eurex Clearing launches partnership programme
09 October 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The programme plans to build a “balanced ecosystem”, responsible for aligning responsibilities and benefits related to economics and governance, bringing “greater choice and transparency” to the market
BNP Paribas becomes first French OTC Clearing member
20 September 2017 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ten-year T2S saga comes to an end
19 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
SEC praises “smooth” T+2 transition
12 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Citi and Deutsche Bank execute first SwapAgent trades
07 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
North America slims down to T+2
05 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
GlobalCollateral and CloudMargin to combine forces on settlement
22 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
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LCH launches new SwapClear client account
15 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SWIFT to provide gateway for US real-time payments
15 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
LCH and Euronext secures 10-year deal on MiFID II derivatives
09 August 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Eurex Clearing calls default drill a success
03 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
FDIC tells firms to prepare for T+2
31 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Deutsche Börse engages T7 for cash
04 July 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
New settlement netting service launches for OTC FX
03 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
BNP Paribas welcomes four new users for US custody platform
03 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Access to China’s bond market formed through Tradeweb
26 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Fragmentation would weaken central clearing, says Mark Carney
20 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Calastone begin phase two of blockchain PoC
13 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CCMA praises Canadian market participants on T+2 preparations
30 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Brexit could see London lose euro clearing
04 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Saudi stock exchange makes move to T+2
24 April 2017 | Riyadh | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Clearstream tackles German debt with link to LCH’s RepoClear
13 April 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Euroclear Bankchain goes for gold with second successful pilot
11 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
BM&FBovespa and Cetip form new exchange
07 April 2017 | São Paulo | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Euronext and ICE Clear partner up
05 April 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SEC to move US to T+2
23 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CloudMargin bring Nasdaq Clearing on board collateral platform
13 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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Between the LGPS pooling project, Brexit and changes in technology, fund managers in the UK, and their service providers, have a lot to think about
As technology developments shape the world around them, financial services firms are starting to adapt. This year’s Sibos conference outlined where the industry is settling in, and where there are still milestones to pass
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Rocky Martinez considers how AI can help improve post-trade processes, and how SmartStream’s new reconciliations solution is moving a step in the right direction towards helping firms keep costs at sustainable levels
New regulations, new competition and new cost pressures mean custodians and sub-custodians have more balls in the air than ever before
Mark Aldous, head of managed services for Delta Capita, discusses product governance and the need for more cooperation between manufacturers and distributors before the 3 January 2018
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Artificial intelligence is already a reality in daily life, and it has a place in financial services, says Matt Davey of Societe Generale Securities Services
As technology has advanced, so too has the threat of cyberattack, and if financial services firms put a foot wrong, they stand to lose more than money
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The Asian market may be improving on the harmonisation front, but the situation is still far from ideal. Experts discuss what there is still left to do
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No nation is an island, and the Polish CSD has post-trade services to cater to all of Central and Eastern Europe, says KDPW’s Iwona Sroka
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The Chinese market has taken a knock to its confidence, but despite its size, it is still merely an emerging market, and must take these setbacks in its stride
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