Draft Guidelines on Outsourcing to Cloud Service Providers

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Banking European Association of Cooperative Banks
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Central Securities Depository (CSD) ECSDA (European Central Securities Depositories Association)
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Exchanges and Trading Systems Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
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Central Securities Depository (CSD) Euroclear SA
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Banking ESBG
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Others Google Cloud
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Investment Services Swedish Securities Markets Association
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Banking European Banking Federation
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Investment Services Optiver V.O.F.
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Investment Services Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
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Asset Management BVI German Fund Association
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Fintech TAS Group
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Asset Management DUFAS
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Asset Management BlackRock
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Central Counterparty (CCP) European Association of CCP Clearing Houses
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Regulated markets Cboe Europe
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Regulated markets, exchanges & trading systems Nasdaq
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Legal and Accountancy Pinsent Masons
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Trade Repository Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
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Banking German Banking Industry Committee
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Regulated markets Euronext
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Banking Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Division Bank and Insurance
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Credit Rating Agencies Fitch Ratings
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Credit Rating Agencies Moody’s Deutschland GmbH
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Regulated markets, exchanges & trading systems London Stock Exchange Group
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Others McAfee
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Credit Rating Agencies Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited
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Asset Management Assogestioni
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Regulated markets, exchanges & trading systems The World Federation of Exchanges
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Others Microsoft
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