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VII International Conference of The Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories “The Role of Central Depositories in Dataware Development of the Stock Market Participants”

September 9-10, 2010
Minsk (Republic of Belarus)

Conference organizer

The Republican Unitarian Entity “The Republican Central Securities Depository” (Belarus)

Target Audience

Representatives of professional securities market participants, international organizations and associations and public authorities.


Representatives of the CIS central securities depositories, SWIFT, Euroclear, Clearstream, Thomas Murray, The National Depository for Securities (KDPW) and Korean Securities Depository (KSD)


Business Center “Victoria”, Minsk, the Republic of Belarus

Date: 09.09.2010

Time Title of the report and information about the speaker Reports
9.00 – 9.30 Conference participants registration
9.30 – 10.00
Opening session
Welcome addresses:
Valentina Timoshenko – AECSD Chairperson, Director of Republican Unitary Entity “Republican Central Securities Depository” (Republic of Belarus) – welcome address;
Vladimir Amarin – First Deputy of the Minister of Finance (the Republic of Belarus) – welcome address;
Alexander Galperin – Securities Department Director of the Finance Ministry of the Republic of Belarus – welcome address and a survey of the Belarusian securities market.
10.00 – 11.30
Session 1: Legislative regulation of information disclosure on securities markets. Information functions of depositories
(Moderator – Bakhtiyar Azizov)
10.00 – 10.15
Bakhtiyar Azizov – President, the National Depository Center of the Azerbaijan Republic
Information disclosure as an important element of corporate governance
10.15 – 10.30
Svetlana Petrashen – Deputy Director, Republican Central Securities Depository of the Republic of Belarus
Legislative regulation of information disclosure on the securities market of the Republic of Belarus.
10.30 – 10.45
Natalya Barsukova
State Enterprise “Central Securities Depository” of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Legislative regulation of information disclosure on the securities market of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
10.45 – 11.00
Olga Rink – PR Director,
Information disclosure on the Russian market: the role of the settlement depository in the whole system, establishment of a complex information system, development of NNA and SNA functions
11.00 – 11.15 Q&A summarizing the session
11.15 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 13.00 Session 2: International practice of information agencies. Place and role of central depositories in the information structure of the securities market
(Moderator – Jan Willems)
11.30 – 11.45
Jan Willems
Clearstream Banking Luxembourg 
Clearstream point of view on the topic
11.45 – 12.00
John Woodhouse
Group COO & Director Capital Markets of Thomas Murray Ltd
Risk issues for CSDs
12.00 – 12.15
John Falk
"SWIFT services for a medium sized or small CSD and their communities"
12.15 – 12.30
Dan Kuhnel
Chairman of Association of National Numbering Agencies
Presentation on current ANNA activities
12.30 – 12.45
Elli Lechtman
The South African CSD and a representative of AMEDA
CSD 11
12.45 – 13.00 Q&A summarizing 2 sessions
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.30
Session 3: Requirements of investors and custodians to information access on securities markets. Prospects of information exchange between central securities depositories of the CIS countries to create a common information space).
(Moderator – Mikhail Laufer)
14.30 – 14.45
Boris Cherkassky
Deputy Director General, NDC
"In the beginning was the Word. Everything started with information"
14.45 – 15.00
Sergey Aristov
"DCC-Info as an instrument to create the AECSD information space"
15.00 – 15.15
Vladimir Ulyanov (TBC)
The National Depository of Ukraine
Interaction of the National Depository of Ukraine with Ukrainian stock exchanges
15.15 – 15.30
Sergey Tinnikov
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Open Joint-Stock Company “Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange”
"Information interaction of the Belarusian Stock Exchange with securities market participants"
15.30 – 15.45
Sofia Prokofyeva
Head of Corporate Actions and Issuer Relations Department, Rosbank
"Information required by investors and custodians to participate in issuers’ corporate actions"
15.45 – 16.00 Speaker TBC
16.00 – 16.15 Q&A summarizing 3 sessions
- Gala dinner

Date: 10.09.2010

Time Title of the report and information about the speaker Reports
- The Annual General Meeting of the AECSD members, “Logoysk” sports center


Participation is free.

For further assistance please contact:

Foreign Economic Activity Specialist at RUE "RCSD" (Belarus)

Olga Kakhnovich
Tel.: +375-17-2269097
Fax: +375-17-3063220

AECSD Secretariat 

Gulnara Subbotina
Тел.: + 7(495)232-0513
Fax: + 7(495)956-0938