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SIX teams with DTCC to issue legal entity identifiers in Switzerland

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SIX Securities Services, which runs the central securities depository (CSD) for Switzerland, is partnering with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) to offer legal entity identifiers (LEIs) for Swiss entities. According to SIX, LEIs were devised to provide insight into corporate entities with the aim of reducing cross-platform risk exposure. By providing LEIs together, […]

United States of happiness for two-day settlement rule

Two US credit unions outsource core processing to Symitar

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is being vigorously back slapped and group hugged by the finserv industry for finalising rule changes to help achieve a two-day settlement cycle (T+2). With an avalanche of acronyms, the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Investment Company Institute (ICI) and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), […]

DTCC steps up DLT trial for repo transactions

DTCC goes DLT

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced that the proof-of-concept to improve the netting process for repo transactions using distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been successfully completed.

DTCC sells Clarient Global and Avox to Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters acquires Clarient Global and Avox from DTCC

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has agreed to sell its Clarient Global and Avox businesses to Thomson Reuters.

Top fintech stories this week – 13 January 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

DTCC selects IBM, Axoni and R3 to develop blockchain for derivatives

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has chosen IBM, in partnership with Axoni and R3, to provide a blockchain/distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework to drive improvements in derivatives post-trade lifecycle events. The firms will work on DTCC’s Trade Information Warehouse (TIW), building a derivatives distributed ledger solution for post-trade processing. The TIW service currently […]

Banking Technology and ISITC Europe team up for AGM

ISITC Europe will celebrate its silver jubilee in January 2017

ISITC Europe, a voluntary, non-profit organisation promoting operational efficiency, harmonisation and education in the capital markets space, will turn 25 years old on 26th January 2017.

Security: survival of the fittest

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The threat of cybercrime shows no sign of diminishing any time soon, but to what extent can market infrastructures and financial institutions protect themselves against hacking attacks?

DTCC’s Avox adopts Amazon Web Services cloud

Donna Milrod, managing director and head of DTCC Solutions

Avox Data Services, a provider of legal entity reference data and a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), has migrated its data servers to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The move is part of a company-wide initiative to implement new technologies to “increase scalability, further enhance the security of the data and reduce […]

DTCC teams with Korea Exchange for trade repository solution

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and the Korea Exchange (KRX), the securities exchange operator in South Korea, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-operate with each other on a trade repository solution in South Korea. Under this deal, both organisations will explore linking DTCC’s global trade repository (GTR) solution directly to […]

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