DTCC set to cut US Treasury clearing fees

Revised fee structure could prompt more firms to participate in clearing

Cost cutting
Fee cutting could be the next step for clearing

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is looking to simplify and lower its fee structure, to encourage more firms to voluntarily clear US Treasuries.

“We want to look at reducing the complexity of the model,” said Jim Hraska, general manager of the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC), a subsidiary of the DTCC and the sole central counterparty (CCP) for US Treasuries. “We will be putting forth some changes in the very near future which will break down some of these elements.”

Hraska

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