On 22 July 2013, National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, begins publishing information about updates of the Equity Securities Register administered by Russia’s Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS).
Placement of this information is on the basis of an information interaction agreement concluded by FFMS and NSD on 29 December 2012.
In particular, NSD is to place information about resolutions made in respect of registration of securities issues, cancellation of additional codes, registration of presorts on the results of issuance etc.
It is anticipated that until 31 July 2013 information received by NSD from FFMS will be published on a trial basis, with full operation scheduled to begin 1 August 2013.This project is an important step towards formation of an NSD-based corporate information center in line with global trends in this sphere. Centralizing and unifying the processes of collection, processing and distribution of corporate information will provide Russian and foreign investors with the highest level of servicing, convenience and prompt receipt of accurate information. The implementation of the project will help reduce investors’ expenses and to increase the level of protection of the rights and legal interests of Russian securities’ owners.
National Settlement Depository (NSD) is the central securities depository of the Russian Federation, a part of the Moscow Exchange Group. NSD is Russia's national numbering agency and the substitute numbering agency for the CIS, authorized to assign the international ISIN and CFI codes.
The status of central securities depository was assigned to NSD by the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service’s order on 6 November 2012.
NSD holds professional securities market participant license #177-12042-000100 for depository operations issued by the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service on 19 February 2009, license #3294 for bank operations issued by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on 26 July 2012 and license #077-00004-000010 for the clearing activities issued by the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service on 20 December 2012.
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