On December 16, the EBA published its final report setting out draft RTS on prudential requirements for central securities depositories (“CSDs”) under the Regulation on improving securities settlement and regulating CSDs (Regulation 909/2014) (“CSDR”). The final draft RTS relate to:

  1. The capital requirements for CSDs (required under Article 47);
  2. The additional risk-based capital surcharge reflecting the risks resulting from ancillary banking services (required under Article 54); and
  3. Details of the frameworks and tools for the monitoring, the measuring and management, the reporting and the public disclosure of credit and liquidity risks (required under Article 59).