CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. today released proposed amdendments to implement the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation's fixed income clearing facility. According to CDS, the proposals would: (i) create a new mode of settlement indicator enabling participants to instruct CDS to report trades so-identified to a Third Party Clearing System (TPCS); (ii) permit CDS to report trades to CDSS as a TPCS; (iii) limit CDS liability in respect of trades or trade information received from a TPCS; (iv) specify the settlement process by which trades reported to CDS by a TPCS are settled; and (v) permit partial settlement of trades from CDCC as a TPCS. Comments are being accepted on the proposed amendments for 30 days from today.