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11.01.2021
Number of Trades Reported to EMIR Trade Repository Triples

The EMIR Trade Repository (EMIR TR) operated by KDPW has reported a significant increase in the number of received trade reports driven both by the acquisition of new international clients and an increase of derivatives turnover in many European countries including Poland.


04.01.2021
Year 2020 in KDPW Group: The Milestones
The past year transformed our perspective on the world facing the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Our economies and societies were suddenly confronted by a new reality, which also impacted the KDPW Group.

03.09.2020
New Solutions Facilitate Communication between Companies and Shareholders

On 3 September 2020, Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (KDPW, the Central Securities Depository of Poland) has rolled out new solutions facilitating communication between public companies and their shareholders in harmonisation with the requirements of the SRD II Implementing Regulation.


13.07.2020
KDPW Launches the SFTR Trade Repository Service

KDPW has launched the trade repository service for securities financing transactions (SFTR trade repository). The new reporting obligations are imposed by the European Union’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR). The SFTR requires the reporting of SFT (securities financing transaction) details to authorised trade repositories as an obligation of all market participants, including financial and non-financial entities.


01.07.2020
Insurance against Financial Consequences of Operational Risk

Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych S.A. (KDPW) has renewed an insurance contract with Colonnade Insurance S.A. with a sum insured of PLN 100 million. The contract valid until 30 June 2021 insures KDPW S.A. and KDPW_CCP S.A. against operational risk of the activity of both companies.


25.06.2020
KDPW Reduces LEI Issuance and Renewal Fees

The fees for the issuance and renewal of LEIs charged by KDPW will be reduced as of 1 July 2020. The fee reductions are up to 26%. KDPW is the only institution in Poland authorised to issue LEIs in the Global LEI System.


07.05.2020
ESMA Extends KDPW Trade Repository’s Registration to Include SFT Reporting

​The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has decided to extend the registration of the KDPW Trade Repository to include trade reporting under SFTR. The decision takes effect on 7 May 2020.


16.03.2020
Changes introduced to the administrative office work schedule and how documents with Participants and Clients of the KDPW Group are processed in connection with the viral epidemic threat announced in the territory of Poland

​Following the announcement of the threat of epidemic throughout the country, taking into account the interests of the safety of our employees and the employees of our participants and clients, and taking further into account the fact that a significant part of our business processes will be performed in the short term by our employees working from home using electronic means of communication, the KDPW Group would kindly like to inform you that the following changes will be introduced from 17 March 2020 to the manner in which documents will be processed with participants and other clients of KDPW or KDPW_CCP:


13.03.2020
Update on KDPW Group Business Continuity procedures relating to the new SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus threat and potential cases of COVID-19 infection

​Following the growing spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus infection and rising number of confirmed cases of infection in Poland, we have prepared the following update on measures actively being taken by the KDPW Group (which includes KDPW S.A. and KDPW_CCP S.A.) to ensure continuity of business processes.


12.03.2020
​KDPW and Asseco Poland Develop a Shareholder Register IT Tool

Non-public joint-stock companies and limited partnerships are required to select an electronic shareholder register operator by the end of June. Only authorised providers of brokerage services, such as brokerage houses, are entitled to operate a register. Asseco Poland has developed PROMAK RA, an IT system for brokers to provide the service. Asseco’s solution is integrated with the Capital Market Blockchain Platform launched by Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (KDPW).


04.03.2020
KDPW with European Authorisation

The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) in its decision of 3 March 2020 has authorised Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (KDPW) under CSDR*, confirming that KDPW meets the European Union’s legal requirements for central securities depositories.


16.10.2019
KDPW and KIR Sign a Co-operation Agreement to Support the Development of the Polish Financial Innovation Ecosystem Using Distributed Ledger Technology

KDPW (Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych, Central Securities Depository of Poland) and KIR (Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa, National Clearing House) have signed a strategic co-operation agreement to support the development of the Polish financial innovation sector with a special emphasis on fintechs. The parties will develop a sandbox (test environment) where KIR and KDPW will implement projects using distributed ledger technology (blockchain).


18.09.2019
Trade & Transaction Reporting Central and Eastern Europe

More than 120 participants have attended the international conference Trade & Transaction Reporting Central and Eastern Europe held for the first time ever in Warsaw. KDPW was the main partner of the event organised by the UK financial conference provider Infoline.


12.09.2019
The Polish FSA Determines KDPW Authorisation Application Is Complete

04.07.2019
Insurance against Financial Consequences of Operational Risk


Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych S.A. (KDPW) has renewed an insurance contract with Colonnade Insurance S.A. with a sum insured of PLN 100 million. The contract valid until 30 June 2020 insures KDPW S.A. and KDPW_CCP S.A. against operational risk of the activity of both companies.