Consultation outcome

Recognised clearing houses: call for evidence

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This document summarises the responses to the call for evidence on the government’s questions surrounding Recognised Clearing Houses (RCHs) and sets out the government’s own next steps on the issues raised.

Original consultation


This consultation seeks views on the current definition of an RCH (recognised clearing house), and how this could be amended.

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Consultation description

This consultation asks for views on how best to amend legislation applying to Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) in the UK, as part of the domestic implementation process for CSDR.

CSDR means Regulation (EU) 909/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on CSDs and amending Directive 98/26/EC.

Responses are requested by 8 May 2015.

Responses can be sent by email to:

Alternatively they can be posted to:

Recognised Clearing House Call for Evidence – Financial Services Group
HM Treasury
1 Horse Guards Road


Published 12 March 2015
Last updated 27 November 2015 + show all updates
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