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Strate Waives Fees for Phase 1 of the JSE T+3 Project Implementation

Over the weekend of 20-22 July 2013, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) implemented Phase 1* of its T+3 Project aimed at reducing the settlement cycle from the current T+5 to T+3. Phase 1 of the project involved separating JSE Members’ proprietary and controlled accounts at both Strate and at the CSD Participants…

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REGIS-TR to assist in the development of a South African Trade Repository for over-the-counter derivatives

Strate has entered into an agreement with REGIS-TR to licence their software to Strate in the development of a local Trade Repository in accordance with South African regulatory requirements…

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Meeting stakeholder needs

In the previous edition of the Strate Talk, Strate announced the appointment of Carol Otto as the Issuer Relationship Manager within its current Stakeholder Relations team….

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The importance of a Trade Repository

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, great concern was expressed over the lack of transparency and risk management of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market …

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New CPSS IOSCO Principles are leaving nothing to chance

The infamous largest passenger liner of its time, the RMS Titanic, promised the world it would not sink and yet its powerful design still was no match for the iceberg that sent it to its underwater grave. Similarly, there were those financial entities who claimed that they were too large to fail …

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South Africa’s bonds system to be revamped

At Strate, weʼre planning to revamp our bond clearing and settlement system with new advanced technology that will take the entire market forward using global best practice and standards …

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Strate recognised as a Southern African Best Company to Work For in 2012 Deloitte survey

Strate has been voted the Southern African best company to work for regional winner in the 2012 Deloitte ‘Best Company To Work For’ Survey’s small company category …

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The importance of a Trade Repository for over-the-counter derivatives

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, great concern was expressed over the lack of transparency and risk management of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, which many believed to be one of the fundamental causes for …

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