In compliance with the Order of the Federal Financial Markets Service of the Russian Federation (FFMS) of October 23, 2007 ¹07-105/pz-n “On approval of the Regulation on qualification of foreign financial instruments as securities” (further referred to as the “Regulation on qualification”), NSD acting as a full member of the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) assists market participants in obtaining international codes ISIN and CFI of non-Russian financial instruments for purposes of their qualification in the Russian market.
In terms of this activity NSD offers the following services:
The ISIN and CFI Database contains non-Russian financial instruments, information on which was requested by at least one market participant.
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation informed all market participants on its website that in order to make a decision on qualification of non-Russian financial instruments, the market participants should refer to the ISIN and CFI Database.
The ISIN and CFI Database is available for free and contains the information, which is updated:
on new financial instruments after processing the market participants’ requests;
on the financial instruments added to the ISIN and CFI Database before as a result of the daily monitoring.
National Settlement Depository (NSD) is the central securities depository of the Russian Federation. The status of central securities depository was assigned to NSD by the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service’s order on 6 November 2012. NSD holds professional securities market participant license No. 045-12042-000100 for depository operations issued by the FFMS of Russia on 19 February 2009, and license No. 3294 for bank operations issued by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on 4 August 2016. The license No. 045-00004-000010 for the clearing activity was issued by the FFMS of Russia on 20 December 2012. The license No. 045-01 for the repository activity was issued by the Bank of Russia on 28 December 2016. Registered office: 12, Spartakovskaya St., Moscow, Russia.