Draft Technical Standards for the Regulation on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories (CSD)

Draft Technical Standards for the Regulation on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories (CSD)

from 20 March 2014 to 22 May 2014


Responding to this paper

ESMA invites comments on all matters in this paper and in particular on the specific questions summarised in Annex IV. Comments are most helpful if they:

indicate the specific question to which the comment relates;
respond to the question stated;
contain a clear rationale; and
describe any alternatives ESMA should consider.

ESMA will consider all comments received by 22 May 2014.

All contributions should be submitted via ESMA’s website.
Publication of responses

All contributions received will be published following the close of the consultation period, unless you request otherwise. Please clearly and prominently indicate in your submission any part you do not wish to be publically disclosed. A standard confidentiality statement in an email message will not be treated as a request for non-disclosure. A confidential response may be requested from us in accordance with ESMA’s rules on access to documents.
We may consult you if we receive such a request. Any decision we make is reviewable by ESMA’s Board of Appeal and the European Ombudsman.

Data protection

Information on data protection can be found at www.esma.europa.eu under the heading ‘Disclaimer’.

Who should read this paper

All interested stakeholders are invited to respond to this discussion paper. In particular, responses are sought from CSDs, CSD users or linked entities, market infrastructures and investors.

Document available for this Consultation
20/03/20142014/299Draft Technical Standards for the Regulation on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories (CSD)


Activity Institution Download
International Securities Lending Association
Association of German Banks
Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited
International Regulatory Strategy Group
final.pdf (140.11 KB)
Quoted Companies Alliance
canaccord.docx (18.32 KB)
Icelandic CSD
icelandic_csd.pdf (255.76 KB)
BATS Chi-X Europe
Irish Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange Group
KDD - Central Securities Clearing Corp., Tivolska 48, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Asset Management BVI
Asset Management Norges Bank Investment Management
Asset Management BlackRock
Banking Narodowy Bank Polski
Banking Deutsche Bank
Banking European Banking Federation (EBF)
Banking Luxembourg Bankers' Association, the ABBL
Banking AFTI - Association Française des Professionnels des titres
Banking German Banking Industry Committee / Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft
Banking Peel Hunt LLP
Banking AFME
Banking Eurex Clearing AG
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement Omgeo
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement Spanish Securities and Market Authority
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement T2S Advisory Group
Investment Services Swedish Securities Dealers Association
Investment Services State Street Corporation
Investment Services WMBA
wbma.pdf (517.13 KB)
Investment Services Wealth Management Association
Investment Services AMAFI
Investment Services Winterflood Securities Limited
Investment Services Nordic Securities Association
Others International Capital Market Association
Others Centralni depozitar cennych papiru, a.s. (CSD Prague)
Others ICMA European Repo Council
Others Iberclear
Others Verdipapirsentralen ASA
Others KDPW The Central Securities Depository of Poland
Others ECSDA (European Central Securities Depositories Association)
Others Capita Registrars
Others Computershare Limited
Others Estonian CSD
Others ICSA Registrars Group
Others SWIFT
Others European Central Bank_T2S Advisory Group
Others European Association of CCP Clearing Houses (EACH)
Others European Central Bank_T2S Advisory Group
Others SWIFT
Others Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft
Others EuroCCP NV
Others Euroclear SA/NV
Others Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
Others Latvian Central Depository
Others Clearstream
Others Central Securities Depository of Lithuania
Others LCH.Clearnet Group Limited
Insurance, pension & asset management ALFI
Regulated markets, exchanges & trading systems investec bank plc
Regulated markets, exchanges & trading systems Trax and MarketAxess