Information to the public

23 July 2020  Supporting start-ups is right path to development of capital market

Supporting innovative companies and start-ups is natural role of the central securities depositories in developed countries. And that is one of the reasons why Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. (CDCP SR) have decided to cooperate with a business accelerator PERRY TALENTS. From the other reasons we can mention development of business environment, increasing of effectivity and competitiveness of the Slovak Republic. Smart solutions, automation, robotization or artificial intelligence are the future of coming years not only in Slovakia.

30 June 2020  Annual Report – year 2019

Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. would like to inform you that it has published the Annual Report for Year 2019.

19 June 2020  Change of recycling period for matched settlement instructions

Due to implementation of T2S Change Request T2S_0691_URD a new parameter for automatic cancellation shall be applied to all matched settlement instructions in T2S from 5 October 2020, when the value of this parameter will be changed from unlimited period to 60 business days. Similar automatic cancelation of instructions has already been applied to instructions not matched during 20 business days. By this change the automatic cancellation will be expanded also to the matched instructions.

21 February 2020  Slovakia shall have one unified central securities depository

One unified central securities depository shall operate and provide its services in Slovakia. The two securities depositories currently operating in Slovakia, namely Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. and Národný centrálny depozitár cenných papierov, a.s. declared their intention to take mutual steps towards unification of both depositories by signing a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation that was co-signed by their shareholders the Bratislava Stock Exchange and the Slovak Guarantee and Development Bank. The unified depository shall be compliant with all applicable requirements of the European legislation and international standards.

13 February 2020  Security issuers may update data free of charge

Each issuer of securities is obliged to regularly update data on a company in register of Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. (CDCP SR) which, in compliance with valid regulation, is registering securities. Omitting of this duty may cause several risks that could affect not only the issuers but also the account owners whose securities are registered on accounts in the central securities depository. Therefore CDCP SR shall enable to the issuers to make changes on their companies related to the Business Register free of charge.

14.10.2018 Special public holiday

Based on the adopted act, Tuesday 30 October 2018 is special public holiday when the Slovak Republic shall commemorate centenary anniversary of the Declaration of the Slovak Nation. Accordingly we would like to inform you that settlement of DvP/FoP instructions and electronic placement of applications for services to the information system of CDCP will be available on this day.

Amended schedule of CDCP operating days for the year 2018 is published on the web site of CDCP:

14.2.2018 CDCP has received the accreditation of the GLEIF to issue LEI codes

Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. (CDCP) has successfully completed the accreditation process and 30.01.2018 has received a certificate of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), the body responsible for the Global LEI system, confirming successful accreditation for issuing LEI to entities in the jurisdiction of the Slovak republic and Czech republic. By accreditation CDCP has become from Pre-LOU to officially LOU (Local Operating Unit) and each Pre-LEI has become to LEI. Since the accreditation, CDCP has been changed its terms for assignment, renewal and transfer LEI and these services are subjects in the Terms and Conditions. For more information please see:

9.10.2017 Submission of application for authorisation

On 28 September 2017 Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR. a.s. (CDCP) submitted the application for authorisation according to Regulation (EU) No. 909/2014 (CSDR Regulation) to the National Bank of Slovakia as a competent authority pursuant to mentioned regulation. The scope of services pursuant to submitted application for authorisation is adequate to the scope of services CDCP provides today. In order to harmonise the rules and procedures of CDCP with requirements of CSDR Regulation several operational, organisational and technical adjustments were needed. You can read more informations HERE.

31.7.2017 CDCP in the Slovak Radio

The Managing Director of CDCP SR Martin Wiedermann was guest in the radio programme of the Slovak Radio Citizen’s Club on 24 July 2017. Topic of the programme was Investment literacy. He and another guest of the reporter Marcela Jedinakova were discussing low level people have in area of  financial or investing literacy and analysed possibilities how to improve present situation. In the programme sounded particular advice on investment possibilities in Slovakia and how to minimise potential risks. You can listen to whole programme if you go to attached link:

14.6.2017  Approval of Rules of Operations of Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. and related executory decrees

On 13 June 2017 Centrálny depozitár Cenných papierov SR, a.s. (CDCP) approved the new wording of the Rules of Operations of Centrálny depozitár cenných papierov SR, a.s. (Rules of Operations) that became valid on the day of its approval by the Board of Directors of CDCP i.e. on 13 June 2017 and   that becomes effective on 3 July2017.
Along with new wording of the Rules of Operations new executory decrees to these Rules of Operations were approved – Executory Decree No.1 – Communication of participant with information system of CDCP, Executory Decree No.2 – Details of procedure for provision of services during the operational fail of entity to which the access was granted and Executory Decree No.3 – Application for access and procedure of assessment of participation criteria.