8 March 2021 - Forward Release Plan, Netting, Settlement and General Documentation Updates

Date

8 March 2021

Type

Update: Forward Release Plan, Netting, Settlement and General Documentation Updates

Reason for changes

  1. The Forward Release Plan has been updated to clarify each release’s associated message collection.

  2. The Netting and Settlement functional specifications have been updated to include a note regarding the proposed changes to the design of both netting and settlement workflow.

  3. General technical documentation updates including minor typo corrections to functional specifications and the self-service broadcast request test tool.

Note

For clarity, deletions, code snippets, hyperlinks, images, terminology and major content updates to pages or tables are not highlighted in orange.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Operational Procedures & Guidelines

Document

Description

Release Notes

Document

Description

Release Notes

Operational Procedures & Guidelines

Content Pages (Update)

Updated APG section version to reflect the 8 February 2021 What’s new.

Section 11 - Corporate actions (Update)

Minor wording updates for the procedure steps pertaining to allotment notices sent by an Issuer (Registry).

Additional details of this change are available here.

Functional Specifications

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Accounts

Account and Holder Modification Overview (Update)

Updated the Nominated Settlement Entrepot section to include details of how a Participant can cancel an Account and Holder Modification request that was submitted to update the Nominated Settlement Entrepot Account.

Account and Holder Locking and Unlocking Process (Update)

Updated to correct the Issuer Notification Business Value and Rules for Notification Reason from Participant request (PERQ) → Participant request (PREQ).

Corporate Actions

Basis of Movement (Update)

Updated to include a note clarifying that the Basis of Movement per Transaction Type table is applicable “Where Settlement Date is within the ex-period of the corporate action.”

Netting and Settlement Changes

Netting (Update)

Updated to include a note regarding the proposed changes to the design of both netting and settlement workflow. Subject to stakeholder feedback, ASX is targeting to provide updated netting and settlement specifications at the end of March 2021.

Settlement (Update)

Environments

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Cutover and Migration

Cutover and Migration - ASX Registration Details Tool (Update)

Updated the Registration Details Tool - Terms of Use Agreement to:

  • Correct an invalid section reference under 11.1 Exclusion of Liability; and

  • Removed duplication between Clause 2a and b (Commencement and duration) and Clause 3a and b (End Users).

Testing

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Testing

Self-Service Broadcast Request (Update)

Updated to correct the Self Service Broadcast Request URL from inte_921 → inte_937.

Release Notes

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Release Notes

Forward Release Plan (Update)

Updated to include a new row detailing each release’s respective message collection number.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Function / page

Description

Details of update

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs - Implementation and Transition (Update)

Updated to include I&T working group 23 February 2021 – webinar questions and answers.