The move will allow Euroclear UK and Ireland (EUI) to continue to settle Irish-domiciled funds and securities once the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.
The new version of the AFME DDQ also includes questions over how firms responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HKEX will use DAML-developed smart contracts and has partnered with DTCC to streamline and automate Northbound Stock Connect post-trade processes.
The spike in trade settlement fails across the US and Europe highlighted the urgency for post-trade automation.
Panellists at the Network Forum Autumn Meeting echoed fears that plans comply with the rules have been put on hold since the announcement of its delay.
The latest delay will push the project back to April 2023 as the exchange again cites COVID-19 as a cause.
ECB confirmed it suffered a major incident that impacted TARGET2 settlements, while T2S liquidity transfers were also affected.
The addition will help support several of DTCC’s projects as it seeks to transform the securities post-trade process.
SWIFT plans to play a significant role in helping the industry to minimise securities settlement failures as part of its new two-year strategy.
The investment is the latest in a number of ventures made by Clearstream in the digital asset space.