Central Securities Depository Prague – Information and Services for Public and Professionals


CSD Prague is fully accredited by GLEIF to issue LEIs

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:01

CSD Prague received on the 1st December 2017 the Certificate of Accreditation and has been fully accredited as a Local Operating Unit (LOU) authorized to issue Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) in designated jurisdictions. There is no impact on holders of LEIs and CSD Prague will continue issuing LEIs according current business terms. This accreditation was the final step of CSD Prague integration to the GLEIS (Global Legal Entity Identifier System) as an official Local Operating Unit and issued pre-LEIs have been automatically changed to LEIs.

CSD Prague opens a direct account in Euroclear Bank SA/NV

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 09:10

CSD Prague had opened a direct account in Euroclear Bank SA/NV and to opened the corresponding settlement link on 1st December 2017. CSD Prague’s cooperation with Euroclear will enable it to provide a wider range of services and to have access to many additional foreign markets. “This relationship with Euroclear will provide us with a safe and efficient settlement link permitting us to use all services related to corporate events and the potential to further develop services related to foreign securities”, says Helena Čacká, CEO of CSD Prague. This step has been welcomed by many CSD Prague participants and could open new opportunities for Prague Stock Exchange.

The adjustment of a time period for which CSD provides information from its data keeping

Friday, 30 June 2017 13:00

In accordance with the Act the CSD notifies, that only data not older than 1 January 2007 will be provided from 1 July 2017. According to §99a of the Capital Market Act 256/2004 the Central Securities Depository (CSD) is obliged to keep data in its records for 10 years from the end of a calendar year in which the data was recorded, and provide information from this data keeping to authorized persons according to §115 of the same Act.