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Virtual Seminar: CSDR: Preparing for the Settlement Discipline Regime

Do you know how you should prepare for CSDR’s upcoming Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR)?

The AFB is delighted to partner with DTCC who will provide an overview of the SDR to foreign bank members. DTCC will discuss its impact to European securities markets, the participants and outline what to expect in the coming months.

Why attend?

Members will get the opportunity to hear about the latest updates on the implementation of the SDR and get the chance to engage in a comprehensive Q&A session with DTCC.

What will participants implement Back@Bank after this session?

Members will be able to better understand the impact of the SDR to their firms and clients, allowing them to assess where post trade changes may need to be implemented.

Who should attend?

This seminar is aimed at professionals in Operations, Business, Finance, and Risk.

Speaker Biography:

Matt JohnsonDirector, ITP Industry Relations and Digital Strategy and Platform Management Within this role, Matt is responsible for collaborating with his product management peers to develop a robust and comprehensive strategy for the firm’s Institutional Trade Processing (ITP) suite of services to ensure it meets evolving client and industry needs in Europe and beyond. He also serves as an EU expert on several local regulations, including CSDR. Matt has been with DTCC for over seven years, with a focus on client relationship management, trade association relationships and industry & infrastructure engagement.

Prior to DTCC, Matt’s held several operational roles at a number of investment banks, covering cross-product client services & relationship management across cash securities, FX and OTC Clearing. Matt is a regular speaker on the conference circuit and has been quoted in many trade publications on European regulation, post-trade processing and the evolution of middle office operations.


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This event will be recorded.

Format:   Virtual Seminar (platform: Zoom)

Cost:        Free (included in Member subscription)

Date:       Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Time:       09:00 – 10:00

There will be ample opportunity for questions throughout the session, however, if you would like to submit a question before or have any specific questions or areas that you would like the virtual session to address, please send them to the AFB at as soon as practicable. You will receive details on how to join the virtual session a few days before the event. You will receive details on how to join the Virtual Practice workshop a few days before the event.