CPSS background information

The Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) serves as a forum for central banks to monitor and analyse developments in domestic payment, clearing and settlement systems as well as in cross-border and multicurrency settlement schemes. This note reviews the history and organisation of the CPSS, the Committee's standard-setting activities and the analytical reports published by the CPSS.

A. History, organisation, cooperation

B. Standard-setting activities

Principles for financial market infrastructures 

C. Implementation monitoring of standards 

D. Descriptive, analytical and policy reports

  1. Payment systems: general issues
  2. Large-value payment systems
  3. Retail payment instruments and systems
  4. Securities clearing and settlement systems
  5. Foreign exchange settlement
  6. Clearing and settlement arrangements for derivatives transactions
  7. General infrastructure issues

E. Other work 

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