The agreement follows months of stalemate in discussions between the two entities regarding UK-EU equivalence across the financial markets.
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The EU regulator has adopted an equivalence decision that determines US CCPs under the Securities and Exchange Commission regime as equivalent to EU rules.
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The majority of industry bodies and market participants will most likely focus their feedback on the settlement penalties and the buy-in components of CSDR.
Various industry associations have welcomed the UK’s equivalence decisions in a move that aims to provide certainty to firms.
After confirming plans to adopt a time-limited equivalence decision in July, the European Commission has said equivalence for UK CCPs will now end in mid-2022.