Month: January 2011

Carbon market: letter in the FT

A letter from Hugh Simpson was published in the Financial Times on 28 January, commenting on the significance of the current problems. As always, the headline was not written by the author and does not accurately reflect the contents of

Posted in Carbon Markets

Crisis deepens in the carbon market

It is a recurring theme in this commentary that the success of a trading market depends on having robust and reliable post-trade processes. It is hard to imagine a clearer illustration of this principle than the crisis currently affecting the

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The European Commission proposes legislation for CSDs

The European Commission yesterday published a consultation paper on harmonising Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and other aspects of securities settlement across Europe. These proposals were expected, since – together with the proposals for central counterparties (CCPs) and for securities law

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