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Dec 14, 2023 • Press Releases

DTCC Comments on SEC Ruling around Expanded US Treasury Clearing

DTCC issued the following statement:

The SEC recently issued rule amendments around its 2022 expanded U.S. treasury clearing proposal, bringing added regulatory clarity around the scope of the clearing requirements and implementation timelines. The final rules require a significantly larger portion of the U.S. Treasury cash and repo markets - specifically certain eligible secondary market transactions - to be centrally cleared by December 31, 2025 for cash transactions and June 30, 2026 for repo transactions. As a covered clearing agency, FICC will take the necessary steps as required under the amendments to prepare for this significant initiative.

DTCC remains committed to supporting the industry and providing solutions that enable compliance with the expanded treasury clearing rule. We are prepared for this significant undertaking and will continue to evolve our access models and enhance capital efficiency whenever possible to effectively support our clients. At the same time, we will continue to facilitate industry discussions and provide education and leadership around this important topic, as we work together towards a successful implementation.

To learn more about expanded US Treasury clearing, please click here.

About DTCC

With 50 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 20 locations around the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency, enhancing performance and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. Industry owned and governed, the firm innovates purposefully, simplifying the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, transaction processing, trade reporting and data services across asset classes and bringing increased security, enhanced resilience and soundness to financial markets. In 2022, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at U.S. $2.5 quadrillion and its depository subsidiary provided custody and asset servicing for securities issues from over 150 countries and territories valued at U.S. $72 trillion. DTCC’s Global Trade Repository service, through locally registered, licensed, or approved trade repositories, processes more than 17.5 billion messages annually. To learn more, please visit us at or connect with us on LinkedIn, X, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.

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