Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

SIX teams with DTCC to issue legal entity identifiers in Switzerland

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

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 selects IBM, Axoni and R3 to develop blockchain for derivatives

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 […]

DTCC teams with Korea Exchange for trade repository solution

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 […]