GSS Newsletter March 2017 - Issue 191

Dear Clients, Partners and Friends,

Spring has come, bringing along fresh energy and resolve. As we at UniCredit GSS enjoy the positive spirit, we take pleasure in presenting you with a fresh GSS Newsletter full of forward-looking initiatives across our home markets.

This issue contains assuring news from legislative, regulatory as well as technological fronts, all of which point in the same direction: making the markets more efficient and safer for their participants. In the competition for issuers, individual market frameworks represent an essential piece of the puzzle.

We wish you a wonderful springtime!

Sven Trahan
Head of Global Sales & Relationship Management
UniCredit Global Securities Services

Highlights

Smooth transition
The largest T2S migration wave ever was sucessfully completed. By Thomas Rosmanitz, Head of Relationship Management Austria, GSS Austria
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Bulgarian bond bill
The regulatory basis for the listing of government securities will be updated. By Kristina Spasova, Relationship Manager, GSS Bulgaria
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SWIFT options
The CSD Prague has implemented SWIFT communication. By Tomas Vacha, Senior Relationship Manager, GSS Czech Republic
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No more physical shares
Shares of Polish joint stock companies will have to be fully dematerialised. By Mariusz Piękoś, Director Foreign Clients Office, GSS Poland
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New rights and requirements
Legislation on Russian joint stock companies is about to be altered. By Ksenia Liskina, Relationship Manager, GSS Russia
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Market news

› Romania
Depozitarul Central completes the implementation of EU standards for corporate actions processing

 

› Russia
Restrictions regarding opening foreign nominee accounts will be softened

 

› Hungary
Capital market collaboration between Hungary and China shall be encouraged

 

› Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Directorate for Economic Planning published its Economic Reform Programme

 

› Russia
The National Settlement Depositary agrees on a comprehensive insurance package with Ingosstrakh

 

› Slovakia
UniCredit Bank leads the statistics on the Bratislava Stock Exchange

 

Market statistics

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