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Sep 05, 2018 • Press Releases

DTCC Comments on Senate Confirmation of SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman

New York, NY – September 5, 2018 – The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today issued the following statement in response to Senate confirmation of the new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner.

Larry Thompson, DTCC Vice Chairman, said: "DTCC welcomes the appointment of Elad Roisman as a Commissioner of the SEC. We look forward to working with Commissioner Roisman, as well as Chairman Clayton, Commissioners Stein, Jackson and Peirce and SEC staff to further increase transparency and reduce risk across the financial markets." 

About DTCC

With 45 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. Industry owned and governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to financial markets. In 2017, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $1.61 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at U.S. $57.4 trillion. DTCC’s Global Trade Repository maintains approximately 40 million open OTC positions per week and processes over one billion messages per month. To learn more, please visit us at or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Adam W. Honeysett-Watts

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