G20 Prepares Further Discussions On Continuous Linked Settlement

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The Group of 20 (G20), a consortium of top-tier commercial banks, will meet this week to discuss ways of using technology and operational procedures to reduce settlement risk in the foreign exchange market via continuous linked settlement (CLS).

When the Bank for International Settlements released the Allsopp Report on FX settlement risk last year, Bill McDonough, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and chair of the G10 central banks committee on payment and settlement systems,