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Regulation of DTCC ITP in the United States
Several DTCC Institutional Trade Processing services are subject to regulation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). DTCC ITP's TradeSuite ID and TradeMatch, which are U.S.—based electronic trade confirmation and central matching services, are subject to SEC regulation and is a service of DTCC ITP Matching (US) LLC. CTM, which is a central matching service, is subject to SEC regulation when the service is used for trades in which either the broker-dealer or its institutional customer is a U.S. entity and the securities in the trade are issued by a U.S. issuer and is a service of DTCC ITP Matching (US) LLC. The SEC regulation of DTCC ITP Matching (US) LLC is set out in an SEC order granting an exemption from registration as a clearing agency. The order is contained in SEC Release No. 34-44188; File No. 600-32; 66 FR 20494 (April 17, 2001).
Regulation of DTCC ITP Matching (Canada) Limited in Canada
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