Several complications related to corporate actions, differences in tax regimes and securities law between EU member states, have built barriers to entry for T2S.
AFME recently published a new report arguing post-trade reforms need to go further to remove harmonisation barriers.
The ECB plans to create a T2S-style collateral management system to harmonise processes for EU central banks.
Senior ECB advisor expressed concern over the development of a utility settlement coin project currently being backed by the top custodians.
The ECB back has called for greater regulatory oversight of CCPs in the UK clearing euro-denominated derivatives.
Mario Draghi has waned of fragmentation across member states if blockchain were applied on a wide basis across Europe.
Following the T2S initiative, the ECB is investigating a merger between the TARGET2 and T2S infrastructures.
QE concerns put pressure on Clearstream's securities finance business.
Eurobank’s 2016 results indicate signs of recovery for the Greek banking sector.
Areas including collateral and liquidity optimisation require attention at the completion of the ECB’s T2S project in Europe, according to a Deutsche Bank whitepaper.