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The European Commission formally proposes a regulatory framework for CSDs

"Settlement is a crucial process for the securities markets and the financing of our economy...The numbers speak for themselves: in the European Union, transactions worth over one quadrillion euro were settled by CSDs in the last two years. Today's proposal will introduce. Common standards across the Union for securities settlement and... ensure a true single market for the services provided by national CSDs." EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Michel Barnier. (April 2014)

Safer and more efficient securities settlement: Commission welcomes European Parliament vote
Enhancing safety of European financial markets: common rules for Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and securities settlement

As part of its ongoing efforts to create a sounder financial system, the European Commission publishes its first consultation on a common regulatory framework for the institutions responsible for securities settlement, called Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) (January 2011)

Enhancing safety of European financial markets: common rules for Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and securities settlemen
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