TRADE Calls: Meritsoft – Delaying CSDR

Daniel Carpenter, head of regulation at RegTech and post-trade services provider Meritsoft, a Cognizant company, tells The TRADE about how the ongoing changes to CSDR will impact the industry, and explains why so many market participants are not satisfied with the current framework.

Short selling bans lifted in Europe

Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Spain have decided not to renew bans on short selling after restrictions were put in place in March.  

European Commission endorses CSDR push-back

The endorsement comes two months after the ESMA stated it would postpone enforcing the CSDR settlement discipline regime following an industry-wide lobby.