Euroclear: Issuers Need to Start Implementing ISO-Approved Corporate Actions Messages

Brussels - Issuers in the five Euroclear CSD (Central Securities Depository) markets, Belgium, France, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK, are expected to comply with the new ISO 20022 corporate actions messages aimed at standardizing communication between issuer agents and central securities depositories by 2010, and be ready to test with Euroclear this summer.

The new messages, approved by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) this autumn, have been developed by Euroclear. A

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