ESMA Guidelines and Recommendations

ESMA updates Q&A on CSDR implementation

ESMA Guidelines and Recommendations

Date: 20 November 2017

On 17 November 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an update of its Questions and Answers (Q&As) regarding the implementation of the Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR).   


The CSDR Q&As provide common answers to question regarding practical issues on the implementation of the new CSDR regime. This update provides detailed answers regarding certain aspects of: 


  • Relevant authorities;
  • Conduct of business rules;
  • Protection of securities; and
  • Prudential requirements.