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VP Annual General Meeting analysis: Foreign influence is still increasing


The AGM season 2017 is over and as previous years we has gathered data from the Danish AGMs in order to shed light on facts and trends. All players involved in the planning of AGMs are talking about active ownership. What are the cool facts behind th...

New taxation model will eliminate tax fraud


The Danish Minister for Taxation recently announced a new bill to eliminate tax fraud related to refund of dividend tax. Behind the scenes VP SECURITIES and representatives from the financial industry contributed to a pragmatic and sustainable model ...

CSDs will transform as competition sets in


Customer focus, consolidation, new pricing models and a quite new landscape is what the future has in store for the CSDs as liberalisation kicks in. CEO Niels Olsen of VP SECURITIES presented his predictions at the Nordic Post Trade Conference in Cop...

T2S roadshow well received


In 2018, DKK will join T2S, which means new operations and new business opportunities for every customer. VP has travelled the country and the Nordics with a series of T2S meetings to meet with customers and discuss the changes.

Competition will grow, but don’t expect a revolution


Harmonisation will certainly allow for more competition between CSDs, but it will also give us an even more stable, secure and investor-protected post trade environment in Europe. I would not recommend comparing CSDR to MiFID1, says Anna Kulik from E...

No supervisory remarks from the Danish FSA


In March 2017, the Danish FSA visited VP SECURITIES A/S in regular inspection and found no supervisory remarks. Read the full statement from the Danish FSA in Danish here.

VP has now applied for European passport


Following a straight course to European functionality VP SECURITIES has now applied for a European license to run as CSD under the new CSD Regulation.

Automation supports new ETP offering


Recently Nordea and Nordnet Markets introduced a series of Exchange Traded Products (ETP) on NASDAQ Copenhagen. A growing market and more automation for issuers are two perspectives related to this product launch.

Shareholder Rights Directive: Aiming for more transparency and active ownership


The revised Shareholder Rights Directive was approved in April 2017 and will enter into force in the individual EU member states during the coming two years – placing new demands on listed companies as well as investors, asset managers, interme...

Has capital market regulation gone too far? – be prepared for more to come


EU regulators’ answer to the financial crisis has been wide-ranging capital market regulation and harmonisation to make the financial system more robust – having a huge impact on all market players from listed companies, financial institu...