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The Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG) was formed in November 1997 with the objective to facilitate the exchange of information and to promote mutual assistance among member securities depositories and clearing organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

2020.3
  • ACG website was upgraded.
2019.9
  • Dr. Wenhua DAI of CSDC was elected as the ACG Executive Committee Chairman.
  • Mr. Sherman Lin of TDCC was elected as the ACG Executive Committee Vice Chairman.
2018.11
  • Mr. Hossein Fahimi of CSDI endorsed as the new ACG Vice Chairman.
  • TDCC established new Task Force “Investor Services”.
  • MCXCCL (India) joined ACG.
2018.4
  • Monogolian Securities Clearing & Settlement Co., Ltd. joined. (The name has been changed to "Mongolian Securities Clearing Corporation Co., LTD" in 2020)
2017.11
  • ACG introduced Executive Committee ViceChairman and Mr. Aftab Ahmed Diwan of CDCP was endorsed as Executive Committee ViceChairman.
  • ACG introduced ACG Fund Administration.
2017.3
  • Mr. Lee Byungrhae of KSD was elected as the New Executive Committee Chairman.
2016.12
  • Existing 5 Task Forces were dissolved and reestablished for the next three years.
  • New Executive Committee members were elected for the next three years.
  • Mr. Muhammad Hanif of CDC Pakistan was reelected as the ACG Executive Committee Chairman.
2016.6
  • Mr. Yoshinobu Takeuchi of JASDEC retired as the Honorary Chairman of ACG Executive Committee.
2016.4
  • Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan Ltd.
2015.4
  • Shanghai Clearing House (SHCH) joined.
2014.10
  • BOI Shareholding Ltd., India withdrew.
  • Indian Clearing Corporation Ltd. (ICCL) joined.
2014.6
  • The “Research & Report” and “Meeting Materials & Minutes”sections of ACG website were updated and the “Member Profile”was launched.
2013.10
  • Existing 4 Task Forces were dissolved and reestablished for the next three years.
  • Risk and Recovery Management Task Force was established.
  • New Executive Committee members were elected for the next three years.
  • Mr. Muhammad Hanif Jakhura of CDC Pakistan was elected as the ACG Executive Committee Chairman.
  • Mr. Yoshinobu Takeuchi was appointed as the Honorary Chairman of ACG Executive Committee.
2012.9
  • Central Securities Depository of Iran(CSDI) joined.
  • CDS and Clearing Limited (CDSC), Nepal, joined.
2012.8
  • ACG Website was upgraded for the second time and the member matching service was launched.
2011.4
  • ACG joined World Forum of CSDs (WFC).
2010.12
  • ACG New structure became effective and the Executive Committee was established.
  • Existing 4 Task Forces were dissolved and reestablished for next three years.
  • Mr. Yoshinobu Takeuchi of JASDEC was elected as the ACG Executive Committee Chairman.
2008.10
  • Legal Task Force was established.
  • Settlement Risk Management Task Force was dissolved.
2007.9
  • Vietnam Securities Depository joined.
  • JointStock Company "Central Securities Depository", Kazakhstan, joined.
2006.12
  • ACG Website was upgraded.
2006.11
  • China Government Securities Depository Trust & Clearing Co., Ltd. joined.
  • Maldives Securities Depository Pvt. Ltd. joined.
  • National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited joined.
2005.12
  • Mongolian Securities Clearing House and Central Depository Co., Ltd joined.
2005.3
  • ACG Website went online.
2004.11
  • BOI Shareholding Ltd., India, joined.
2003.10
  • The original 5 Task Forces were renamed or merged into 4 Task Forces (Settlement Risk   Management, Exchange of Information, Technical and New Business Initiative)
2001.9
  • Indonesian Clearing & Guarantee Corp. joined.
  • The State Central Securities Depository of the Republic of Uzbekistan joined.
2001.3
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority joined.
2000.11
  • Central Depository Services (India) Limited, India, joined.
  • National Securities Clearing Corporation, India, joined.
2000.3
  • Securities Clearing Automated Network Services, Malaysia, joined.
2000.2
  • Central Depository Bangladesh Limited joined.
1999.5
  • Technical Task Force was established.
  • TDCC hosted the 1st Cross Training Seminar in Taipei. The Cross Training Seminar has been held annually ever since.
1998.11
  • Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited joined.
  • Central Depository Systems (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka, joined.
1997.11
  • ACG was founded by 14 depository and clearing organizations in APAC during the 1st General Meeting. The General Meeting has been held annually ever since.
  • Four Task Forces were established.(Best Practices, Settlement Risk Management, Exchange of   Information and CrossBorder Linkage)