08 Mar 2021

Eurex Clearing

Eurex Clearing’s Securities CCP: CCP Release 18.5: Production launch announcement

Eurex Clearing Circular 020/21 Eurex Clearing’s Securities CCP: CCP Release 18.5: Production launch announcement

1.  Introduction

With this circular Eurex Clearing announces the production launch of CCP Release 18.5 on Monday, 15 March 2021. All Clearing Members and the respective Settlement Institutes are affected by the introduction of CCP Release 18.5.

For a description of the changes that will be introduced with CCP Release 18.5, please refer to Eurex Clearing circular 115/20.

Production start: 15 March 2021

2.  Required action

Changes introduced with this release might have an impact on report processing of Clearing Members and the relevant Settlement Institutes, therefore the processing for Eurex Repo reports shall be ensured. Furthermore, processing of partial settlements for CBL and Euroclear Bank have to be ensured.

3.  Details of the initiative

CCP Release 18.5 enables the partial settlement functionality for CBL, CBF(i) and Euroclear Bank settlements and provides additional SFR-related information in report TC750 “Enhanced Repo Contracts”.

Furthermore, for Repo Specials settlement, the new CBL account 51295 will be used as CCP counterparty account and will replace the existing CBF(i) account of CCP (currently used for all types of Repo Specials instructions).

The final versions of the CCP-related Report Reference Manuals

  • “CCP Release 18.5 – Description of Reports - Formatted Layout” and
  • “CCP Release 18.5 – Description of Reports - RAW Data” 

have been published on the dedicated initiative page for CCP Release 18.5 under the following link:

Clear > Support > Initiatives > CCP Releases > CCP Release 18.5 > System Documentation

On the CCP Release 18.5 initiative page, you will find all information regarding CCP Release 18.5.

Unless the context requires otherwise, terms used and not otherwise defined in this circular shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Clearing Conditions or FCM Clearing Conditions of Eurex Clearing AG, as applicable. 


Further information

Recipients:

All Clearing Members, Basic Clearing Members, Disclosed Direct Clients of Eurex Clearing AG and vendors 

Target groups:

Middle + Backoffice, IT/System Administration, Auditing/Security Coordination

Related circular:

Eurex Clearing circular 115/20

Contact:

client.services@eurex.com

Web:

CCP Release 18.5 initiative page

Authorised by:

Jens Janka