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DTCC Shares Comments on Industry’s Affirmation Progress with T+1 Implementation Just 2 Weeks Away

The US transition to a T+1 settlement cycle is only two weeks away, and DTCC says that it continues to actively work with the industry and regulators to ensure a seamless transition to a T+1 settlement cycle on May 28th, 2024, with a focus “on… Read More

Fintech Platform Alpaca Reportedly Transitions to Self-Clearing at DTCC

Hitoshi, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer at Alpaca notes that Alpaca has transitioned to self-clearing at DTCC. As noted in a blog post, this is a key milestone since they started “a regulated brokerage business five years ago.” It’s a pivotal milestone for them because this… Read More

Societe Generale Announced by DTCC As Prime Broker to Leverage CTM’s Tri-Party Trade Matching Workflow

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry,  announced that Societe Generale is reportedly the first Prime Broker to leverage CTM’s new automated tri-party trade matching workflow as the industry prepares for the increased focus on global accelerated settlement requirements. CTM’s new… Read More

DTCC Shares Comments on Industry’s Affirmation Progress, With T+1 Implementation Date Approaching

The U.S. transition to a T+1 settlement cycle is two months away, and market participants are continuing preparations as the May 28, 2024, implementation date approaches. Many firms continue to focus “on enhancing operational efficiencies, including the achievement of same-day affirmation.” DTCC analysis shows that… Read More

DTCC FICC Treasury Clearing Volumes Now Represent $7 Trillion in Daily Average Activity

DTCC is reporting that its Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) Treasury clearing volumes have grown 31% year over year, “processing a daily average volume of USD$7.019 trillion.” This growth comes at a time when market participant firms “are assessing the impact of the U.S. Securities and… Read More

Goldman Sachs Reportedly Achieves 99%+ Same-Day Affirmation Rate, Improvement in Settlement Rates with DTCC CTM Match to Instruct Workflow

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC has “achieved a greater than 99% same-day affirmation rate and a significant improvement in settlement rates for transactions leveraging CTM’s Match to Instruct (M2i) workflow in… Read More

DTCC’s Acquisition of Blockchain Firm Securrency is Completed

Announced earlier this year DTCC announced the acquisition of Securrency, a blockchain firm that seeks to provide digital security infrastructure. The purchase has now closed, and the subsidiary is now known as DTCC Digital Assets. Securrency was founded as Fintech/Regtech platform designed to pair capital to… Read More

DTCC Releases Systemic Risk Barometer Survey Results, Identifying Potential Threats to Financial Services Sector

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DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, issued its annual Systemic Risk Barometer Survey results, which have “identified Geopolitical Risks, Inflation, U.S. Political Uncertainty / 2024 U.S. Presidential Election and Cyber Risk as the most significant threats to the financial services… Read More

DTCC Reports Over 10,000 Funds for its Alternative Investment Product Services

DTCC is reporting that its Alternative Investment Product Services (AIP) has now topped 10,000 unique funds. This is an increase of around 20% when compared to last year. Simultaneously, users of the product have increased by 28% to 2200 clients. DTCC provides post-trade market infrastructure… Read More

DTCC Introduces ALERT API Suite, Enabling Clients to Request, Receive SSI Data

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that DTCC ALERT, the industry’s “largest” online global database for the maintenance and communication of account and standing settlement instructions (SSIs), has reached a key milestone “with over 15 million SSIs, including… Read More

DTCC Introduces OTC Direct Connect to Provide Access to Derivatives Transactions Data

DTCC, the market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced the launch of DTCC’s OTC Direct Connect, a service providing seamless access to OTC derivatives transactions data that are reportable in the U.S. and Canada. With OTC Direct Connect, investment professionals, data vendors, and… Read More

DTCC Launches Trade Reporting Analytics, UTI Exchange as Part of Report Hub Service

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the launch of Trade Reporting Analytics and UTI Exchange as part of its DTCC Report Hub service. Report Hub is a cloud-based pre and post reporting platform that “helps firms manage the… Read More

DTCC to Acquire Blockchain Platform Securrency

DTCC, the market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Securrency Inc., a developer of institutional-grade, digital asset infrastructure. The acquisition, which is expected “to close within the next several weeks, will position DTCC to provide… Read More

DTCC Appoints Brian Steele as MD of Clearing and Securities Services

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the appointment of Brian Steele as Managing Director, President, Clearing & Securities Services, “effective October 2, 2023.” Steele will join the DTCC Management Committee, Management Risk Committee and the Investment Management Committee…. Read More

DTCC, Clearstream, Euroclear Call for Industry Cooperation to Support Digital Asset Ecosystem

Three of the world’s largest financial market infrastructures (FMIs) – DTCC, Clearstream, and Euroclear – released a paper on the state of the industry’s digital asset evolution. The paper calls for increased collaboration “to progress an ecosystem that currently includes fragmented standards, varying regulatory treatment,… Read More

CME Group, DTCC Receive Regulatory Approval for Enhanced Treasury Cross-Margining Arrangement Launching Jan 2024

CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced their enhanced cross-margining arrangement has received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approvals. The arrangement will… Read More

DTCC Comments on T+1 Progress

DTCC is currently testing T +1 – the new standard for settling trades.  Currently, trades are settled T+2. The last change was in 2017 when traders had three days to settle their securities transactions. CI received a comment from DTCC Managing Director and General Manager,… Read More

DTCC Comments on Forthcoming Transition to T+1 Settlement

On March 22, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) shortened the settlement cycle for trades via broker-dealers from T +3 to T +2. This change meant that when you bought or sold shares, the trades would need to be settled in 2 days instead… Read More

Stablecoins, USDC: Fintech Circle Executives Comment on the “Convergence” of Money and the Internet

Jeremy Fox-Geen. Chief Financial Officer at Fintech firm Circle and Kash Razzaghi, the firm’s Chief Business Officer, have noted that digital currencies and the blockchains on which they travel can offer considerable utility “as a new, unified infrastructure for payments, commerce and capital markets built… Read More

DTCC Launches Centralized Communication Solution As Part of Lens Service in Support of LIBOR Cessation

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services, announced that it has launched its new LIBOR Benchmark Replacement Index solution “to support the industry’s transition from LIBOR benchmark rates to Secured Overnight Financing Rate Data (SOFR) as… Read More

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