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Depozitarul Central Is Hosting, On 15th -16th Of May 2019 In Bucharest, The Annual General Assembly Meeting Of The Members Of The European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA)

Date 15/05/2019

Depozitarul Central is hosting, on 15th -16th of May 2019 in Bucharest, the Annual General Assembly meeting of the members of the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA).

The event will be attended by representatives of central securities depositaries in Europe, including: ATHEXCSD (Greece), Clearstream Banking AG (Germany), CDAD (Bulgaria), CRHoV (Serbia), CRHoV RS (Bosnia & Hercegovina), CSD Prague (Czech Republic), Iberclear (Spain), KDD (Slovenia), ID2S (France), Interbolsa (Portugal), Keler Ltd (Hungary), KDPW (Poland), Nasdaq CSD SE (Latvia/Estonia/Lithuania), NCSDI (Iceland), NSD (Russia), OEKB CSD  (Austria), RVP (Bosnia Hercegovina), SIX SIS Ltd (Switzerland) and Depozitarul Central (Romania).

"The meeting of the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA) is an important event that brings together central depositaries from Europe. It is an extremely valuable opportunity to relate and exchange information, and we are honored to host it in Romania this year. The organization of these meetings in Bucharest shows the involvement of Depozitarul Central in the ECSDA activity and the fact that our institution’s membership in this association is an essential part of our activity, which ensures the connection and evolution of the Romanian capital market at the European pace, as well as the recognition of high standards of services offered by Depozitarul Central to its clients", said Silvia Buicanescu, CEO, Depozitarul Central.

Since 2007, Depozitarul Central is a full member of the European Central Depositories Association (ECSDA) which enhance the direct access to information and the cooperation with the European CSDs. Depozitarul Central has been actively involved in legislative projects, both on CSD’s activity and other areas of interest that can have impact on CSDs.

Anna Kulik, Secretary General of ECSDA, commented: “We sincerely thank Depozitarul Central for its valuable help in organizing the annual meeting of the European Central Securities Depositories Association. We are pleased to be present in Bucharest for this particularly important General meeting, where we will elect ECSDA Board of Directors for their new mandate. Depozitarul Central is an active member of the association, contributing to the reflections of the Central Securities Depositories on risk-reduction and efficiency of European markets.”


ECSDA (European Central Securities Depositories Association) was formed in 1997 in Madrid. The association provides a forum for European CSDs to exchange views and take forward projects of mutual interest. It aims to promote a constructive dialogue between the CSD community, European public authorities and other stakeholders aiming at contributing to an efficient and risk-averse infrastructure for European financial markets. ECSDA represents 40 central securities depositories (CSDs) across 36 European countries. Currently, ECSDA has five working group focused on Risk Management, Compliance, Harmonization in the area of Corporate actions and general meetings, Settlement and Policy. The association also provides a forum for exchange of information on the new technology and cyber resilience best practices.