Americas’ Central Securities Depositories Association (ACSDA)

ACSDA is a non-profit organization established in 1999. Its membership comprises Securities Depositories and Clearing Organizations from 30 countries of the Americas region. Its purpose is to share information and experiences between its members through a spirit of mutual and close cooperation.

ACSDA's main purpose is to be a forum for the exchange of information and experiences among its members in a spirit of mutual cooperation and to promote best practice recommendations in services such as securities depository, clearance, settlement, and risk management. ACSDA's goal is also to support local markets in their efforts to adopt securities market regulations.

Currently, DCV is part of ACSDA's Executive Committee, which comprises nine members appointed by the General Assembly. Javier Jara Traub, Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager of DCV, is its Chairman.


Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA)

DCV has been a member of ANNA since 2001 and since 2018, Claudio Garín, DCV's Operations and Services Manager is a member of its board of directors. While in June 2021, both Garín and DCV, now through its subsidiary Asesorias & Servicios (continuing its role), were re-elected for a period of three more years.

ANNA is a global association of National Numbering Agencies that comprises more than 92 of the most important entities that operate as numbering agencies for the securities markets in different countries. Its role is to assign unique identification codes to the financial market securities in more than 120 countries.


International Securities Services Association (ISSA)

ISSA is an international non-profit organization comprised of professionals dedicated to managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure. Its primary mission is to contribute to developing and promoting solutions for the future that create efficiencies and mitigate risks within the international securities services industry.

DCV is one of 120 members of ISSA that, for more than 40 years, has contributed to the securities industry growth in the world, promoting interaction among market participants.

One of the workgroups of ISSA is the Distributed Ledger Technology – Principles for Industry-wide Acceptance, where DCV participates actively in creating new publications.


World Forum of CSDs (WFC)

The WFC is comprised of the five Securities Depositories regional associations that together represent approximately 135 CSD members:

  • Asia Pacific CSD Group (ACG)
  • Americas’ Central Securities Depositories Association (ACSDA)
  • Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD)
  • Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA)
  • European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA)

Its mission is to provide a forum for regional associations of CSDs to exchange views and take forward projects of mutual interest and increase their influence and participation in inter-regional and global developments.

ACSDA is part of the WFC Board (an organization in which DCV is a member and Javier Jara Traub, Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager of DCV, is its Chairman.)


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