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DKK on T2S enters new phase


Moving from the T2S Community Test to the Business Day Test marks another milestone for customers, data centers, Danmarks Nationalbank and VP Securities. The Danish financial community is on track with the rollout of DKK on T2S, with planned Go-live ...

Countdown to the implementing of DKK on T2S


One of the biggest projects ever undertaken by VP, and also by the financial sector and the Danish market for post-trade services, is approaching completion. On 29 October 2018, we will Go-live with DKK on T2S. This marks the end of a six-year projec...

Shareholder Rights Directive: Approval of implementing regulation


In accordance with the revised Shareholder Rights Directive, The European Commission has recently adopted the implementing regulation laying down minimum requirements implementing the provisions of Directive as regards shareholder identification, the...

Companies are facing increased demands from their shareholders – and there are more to come


If we take a helicopter view of the 2018 AGM season, most companies will conclude that it was “business as usual”. However, on scratching the surface, some interesting trends and observations are apparent. These are trends that companies ...

Audiocast - Reflections on the AGM season


On 22 August VP Investor Services invited customers and stakeholders for a morning briefing with focus om the AGM. Partner and lawyer at Gorrissen Federspiel, presented his conclusions on the 2018 AGM season and predicted key challenges and tren...

Cross-border issuance at Danske Bank fuels greater operational gains and benefits for their customers


Danske Bank issues structured bonds in both EUR and DKK at VP Securities. This gives operational benefits, while also enhancing customer satisfaction.

VP Annual General Meeting Analysis: Active ownership and digitisation set the scene


Evolution rather than revolution – that is what characterises Danish AGMs.
But over recent years something has happened, as investors – especially institutional investors – are exercising their ownership rights more actively. T...

Shortcutting the prospectus for issuance in EUR


Operational gains and savings on legal procedures made Danish Ship Finance stay with Danish law and the Danish CSD for its prospectus on ship covered bonds in EUR, even though the company had come far in the process for a UK prospectus.

Simplification and harmonisation driving cross-border issuance


Greater harmonisation, simplicity and efficiency in cross-border issuance will support an attractive Nordic capital market, according to Nykredit, Nordea and VP at a panel discussion at this year’s Nordic Post Trade conference in Copenhagen.

We’re competing on reliability


Can I trust you with my data, my business and my partnership? This is the core question in an increasingly global financial industry, according to CEO Niels Olsen from VP SECURITIES. In this interview, he discusses internationalisation, competit...