April 2021 - Documentation Release Notes

April 2021 Document Release

The April 2021 documentation release, includes updates to some areas of functionality and messaging from a prior release. Full details are provided below.

Updates to previously published functionality or corrections have been identified in orange on relevant pages. Changes to APG sections will be accompanied by a page history comparison per 1.7 Maintenance and Updates. Deletions, code snippets, hyperlinks, images, name changes and major updates to pages or tables are not marked in orange.

Documentation updated:

  • Operational Procedures & Guidelines, Section 11 - Corporate actions.

  • CHESS User Interface Connectivity.

A full archive of content prior to the April 2021 Documentation Release is available here for reference.

Operational Procedures & Guidelines

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Operational Procedures & Guidelines

Content Pages (Update)

Updated APG section version to reflect the April 2021 Documentation Release.

Section 11 - Corporate actions (Update)

  1. Updated the following sections to replace the lifecycles with new Process Flows:

    • Section 11.1 - Bonus Issue;

    • Section 11.2 - Calls;

    • Section 11.7 - Dividend, Interest and Trust Distribution Payments;

    • Section 11.9 - Non Pro Rata Offer

    • Section 11.11 - Reorganisation of Capital - Security Consolidation or Split; and

    • Section 11.12 - Security Purchase Plan.

  2. Updated to remove the Lifecyle in Section 11.8 - Entitlement Issue. This has been replaced by the new Process Flows in:

    • Section 11.8.2 - Non Renounceable Entitlement Issue (includes the retail component of an Accelerated Non Renounceable Issue); and

    • Section 11.8.3 - Renounceable Entitlement Issue (includes the retail component of an Accelerated Renounceable Issue).

  3. Other minor content updates.

Additional details of this change are available here.

Connectivity

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CHESS User Interface Connectivity

CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview (NEW)

NEW pages detailing the Common Functionality available to CHESS UI users.

CHESS UI - Notifications (NEW)

NEW pages detailing the Notifications functionality available to CHESS UI users.

CHESS UI - Account and Holder View and Query (Update)

  1. Updated to remove the personalisation content from the Account list section as this functionality is now covered in CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview.

  2. Updated to remove the Account list - Personalisation section as this functionality is now covered in CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview.

CHESS UI - User Account View and Query (Update)

Updated to remove the table personalisation content from the User List section as this functionality is now covered by CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview.

CHESS UI - Settlement Instruction Search (Update)

  1. Updated to remove the personalisation content from the Settlement Instruction Search Results section as this functionality is now covered in CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview.

  2. Updated to remove the Settlement Instruction List - Personalisation section as this functionality is now covered in CHESS UI - Common Functionality Overview.

Testing

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Testing

Known Issues & Limitations (Update)

Updated to include the following Observed Behaviours:

  • API Contracts not cleaned up for BOM after the diary adjustment; and

  • Self-service Collateral Management does not result in the expected egress message being received for the New Controlling Participant (Receiving Participant).

What’s New

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What's New

What's New 2021 (NEW)

Updated to simplify navigation and page tree view by including new parent categories for What’s New updates (by year).

What's New 2020 (NEW)

What's New 2018-2019 (NEW)