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Regional/Global CSD Associations

ACG Its formal name is The Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group. The ACG is an organization composed of CSDs and clearing houses of the Asia-Pacific region. It was established in November 1997 and its number of members is 33 as of December 2015. JASDEC is a member of the ACG from its establishment and is now one of the members of the Executive Committee. JASDEC also serves as a convener of the Exchange of Information task force.

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ACSDA Its formal name is The Americas' Central Securities Depositories Association.The ACSDA is an association composed of CSDs and clearing houses of the North and South America. It was established in August 1999 and its number of members is 29 as of December 2015.

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AECSD Its formal name is The Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories. The AECSD is an organization composed of CSDs of the Eurasian region. It was established in 2001 and its number of members is 14 as of December 2015.

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AMEDA Its formal name is The Africa & Middle East Depositories Association. The AMEDA is an association composed of CSDs and clearing houses of the African and Middle Eastern region. It was established in April 2005 and there are 27 full members (CSDs and clearing houses within the region) and 6 associate members (custodians and CSDs outside the region, etc,) as of December 2015.

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ECSDA Its formal name is The European Central Securities Depositories Association. The ECSDA is an association composed of CSDs of the European region. It was established in November 1997 and its number of members is 41 (36 full members and 5 associate members) as of December 2015.

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WFC Its formal name is The World Forum of CSDs. The WFC is an organization composed of representatives of the above mentioned 5 regional CSD associations. It was established in April 2011. Board meetings attended by 2 board members from each association is held periodically to exchange information and to strengthen collaboration among each regional CSD associations. Its activities include the approaches for CSDs' development, increasing CSD's influence on related organizations and release of opinions on global topics related to the WFC and its members.

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