EU considers postponing CSDR’s mandatory buy-in regime

Industry faces unnecessary compliance costs if rules are enforced, despite being under review

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European Union lawmakers are considering postponing rules that would introduce securities buy-ins as the mandatory way to resolve trade settlement failures, according to three sources familiar with the discussions.

A fourth source says they have heard indirectly that a decision could be made and announced within the next three weeks.

The European Commission (EC) announced on July 1 that it would review the mandatory buy-in regime – part of the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR)

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