27.05.2020

Information regarding VPS Penalty Regime

On July 23, 2014, the EU adopted Regulation No. 909/2014, Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR), aiming to harmonise the securities settlement and CSD regulations in the EU.

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24.04.2020

Euronext acquires VP Securities

Euronext announced yesterday the acquisition of c.70% of the share capital in the Danish Central Securities Depository, VP Securities.

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18.03.2020

Euronext VPS’ update on the COVID-19 situation in week 12

In light of the ongoing pandemic, we would like to reassure our customers and cooperating bodies that Euronext VPS have implemented necessary measures in order to remain operational and deliver the same level of quality our customers are used to.

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12.03.2020

COVID-19: We are taking proportionate measures

The COVID-19 situation has changed in Norway, and the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased over the last few days.

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09.03.2020

Proposal for withholding tax on interest payments limited to related companies

The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has sent a draft for legislation on withholding tax on interests and royalties, etc. on a public consultation.

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16.02.2020

SRDII

process of developing services ensuring that issuers and intermediaries will be able to meet the requirements from the new regulation.

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16.02.2020

Market activity 2019 and plans 2020

Euronext VPS had a positive development throughout 2019 and had a growth in all key areas. We continue to experience an increased interest from larger international institutions to establish a more direct model to the Norwegian infrastructure.

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23.12.2019

Central Securites Depositories Act enters into force

The new Central Securities Depositories Act which implements the CSDR enters into force 1 January 2020.

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10.10.2019

Reminder – Post Trade Norway 2019

There are still spots available to this year's conference. The agenda is set and can be viewed in the link below.

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09.07.2019

How to request an Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)

All new issuers registering with VPS will be required to have a LEI after 29 March 2017.

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26.06.2019

CSDR – Status June 2019 – The Norwegian reservation has been lifted

The Norwegian Parliament adopted a new law on Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) and on Securities Settlement, March 15th 2019.

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20.05.2019

Euronext’s shareholders voted in favour of acquisition of Oslo Børs VPS

Euronext announced that its shareholders unanimously voted in favour of Euronext’s acquisition of up to 100% of Oslo Børs VPS’s capital during the General Meeting of Shareholders held on 16 May 2019 in Amsterdam.

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27.03.2019

CDSR – A status per March

The Norwegian parliament is in the process of adopting a new law on Central securities depositories (CSDs) and on Securities settlement. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs has presented its proposal in Innst. 166 L (2018-2019) (https://www.stortinget.no/no/Saker-og-publikasjoner/Publikasjoner/Innstillinger/Stortinget/2018-2019/inns-201819-166l/). The new law implements CSDR (the European Regulation on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories) into Norwegian law. The new law will replace the current Securities register act of 5. July 2002 nr. 64.

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22.03.2019

To the consultation parties

VPS submits today a proposed new rule document, the new VPS Rules for the Registration Activities and Related Ancillary Services.

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27.09.2018

CSDR settlement discipline legislation level 2 is now published

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27.07.2018

Notification of changes in VPO NOK Rules

Consultation concerning changes in VPO NOK in regards to Hold & Release

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26.06.2018

When will VPS have an authorization under CSDR?

When VPS can apply for an authorization under CSDR is depending on when the regulation is included in the EEA-agreement and implemented in Norwegian law.

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26.06.2018

When will VPS have an authorization under CSDR?

CSDR will apply to VPS and the Norwegian market, as for the rest of EU, when the regulation is incorporated in the EEA-agreement and implemented in Norwegian law.

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15.05.2018

Changes to the VPO NOK Rules from 18 May 2018

VPS refer to our letter of 4 July 2017 regarding possible changes to the VPO NOK Rules and the invitation to participants and others to contribute in the consultation regarding those rules.

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15.03.2018

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We provide you with relevant issues about who we are and what we do. You will get updated information about our products in addition to reading about e.g. seminars that we arrange. Have you heard about the new share savings account or the VPS 2.0? If not, we encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter where we regularly provide updated news.

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