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National Settlement Depository (NSD)

Postal address 12, Spartakovskaya St., Moscow, 105066, Russia
Tel. +7 495 234-48-27
Fax +7 495 956-09-38

Foundation date June 27, 1996

Certificate of State Registration of Credit Organization issued on June 27, 1996 by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

Certificate of record in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities on the legal entity registered before July 1, 2002, issued on August 30, 2002 by the Moscow Interdistrict Inspectorate No. 39 of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Taxes and Levies.

  • License No. 3294 for bank operations issued by the Bank of Russia on 4 August 2016.
  • License No. 045-12042-000100 of the professional securities market participant for depository operations issued by the FFMS of Russia on February 19, 2009. The license is unlimited.
  • License No. 045-00004-000010 for the clearing activity issued by the FFMS of Russia on December 20, 2012. The license is unlimited.
  • The license No. 045-01 for the repository activity was issued by the Bank of Russia on 28 December, 2016.
Eddie Astanin

Chairman of NSD Executive Board

Eddie Astanin has been Chairman of the Executive Board of NSD since 11 November 2010. A member of NSD Supervisory Board. From 28 November 2009 he held the post of NDC Director General and Chairman of NDC Directorship. He joined NDC in 2005 as Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer. From 1994 till 2004 he held different positions at MICEX, came his career way from the Head of Operating Department to the Director of Government Securities and Money Market Division.

Eddie Astanin graduated from the Mozhaiskiy Military Engineering Institute (St. Petersburg) with a diploma with honors and from the Finance Academy with a diploma with honors. Mr. Astanin is a Ph.D. in Technical Sciences.

1.Number of legal entities entered in the share register37
2.Information on legal entities exercising significant influence (whether direct or indirect) on decisions made by NSD management bodies due to their majority stakeMoscow Exchange (share in NSD Charter Capital – more than 99%)

NSD Services:

  • Opening of accounts
  • Stock market services:
    • Safekeeping of securities
    • On-exchange trade settlements
    • Settlement on FOP or DVP basis
    • Corporate OTC trade actions processing
    • Exercise of securities ownership rights
    • Reporting services
  • Issuer services
  • Paying agent services
  • Numbering agency services
  • Cash settlements in RUB and foreign currency
  • Real-time RUB settlements (via BESP)
  • Information services
  • Electronic documents transit
  • SWIFT connection outsourcing

NSD is a member of leading Russian and international associations specialized in the development of the securities settlement industry:

  • Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) – NSD is one of the founders and a member of the AECSD
  • Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA)
  • Russian National S.W.I.F.T. Members Association (ROSSWIFT)
  • European Central Securities Depository
  • Association (ECSDA)
  • National Securities Market Association (NSMA)

NSD has signed Memorandums of Understanding with the following organizations:

  • Euroclear Bank S.A./N.V.
  • CSD of the Republic of Uzbekistan - State Central Securities Depository of Republic Uzbekistan
  • CSD of the Republic of Azerbaijan - Closed Joint Stock Company National Depository Center
  • CSD of the Republic of Belarus - The Republican Unitary Enterprise "The Republican Central Securities Depository"
  • NSDL (Republic of India) - National Securities Depository Limited
  • CDSL (Republic of India) - Central Depository Services Limited
  • HKSCC (Hong Kong) - Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Limited

NSD has signed Business Agreements of the following types:

  • Agreements on correspondent cooperation with major Russian custodians, including VTB, Vnesheconombank, Sberbank, Rosbank, DCC, Gazprombank, CitiBank, ING BANK (EURASIA) ZAO
  • Agreement with international clearing organizations: Clearstream Banking S.A., Euroclear Bank S.A./N.V.
  • Agreements on depository services of CSDs of CIS 3 countries: the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Belarus
  • Agreement on information cooperation in terms of performing of SNA functions by NSD: with CSD of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Agreement on information cooperation in terms of providing NSD with information about the domestic securities and their issuers as well as about current national market regulations by the CSDs of the CIS’s countries: with CSD of the Republic of Belarus, with CSD of the Republic of Kazakhstan