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  • ALERT ASSIsT Program

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    Standard ALERT clients have direct access to the ALERT platform, through which they manage, maintain and communicate their SSIs with the rest of the ALERT community. To free up valuable time and resources, buy-side clients can use the ALERT ASSIsT* program to leverage the DTCC to maintain their instructions within the ALERT platform, helping to streamline internal workflows/processes. Sell-side...
  • TARGET2-Securities Investor CSD Model

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    TARGET2-Securities is a platform that centralizes the delivery-versus-payment settlement in central bank funds across all European securities markets. Intended to integrate and harmonize the fragmented securities settlement infrastructure in Europe into a single market infrastructure solution, T2S enables one Central Securities Depository (CSD) to be the CSD for any other T2S market securities,...
  • ALERT: Flexibility to select any T2S depository as the SSI Method

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    Traditionally, a depository could only be added under the ALERT Country Code if the selected depository is in the same country. ALERT now allows all T2S depositories to be added under each T2S country.
  • How do I sign up for the ALERT ASSIsT Program?

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    Please complete the registration form at www.dtcc.com/data-services/alert-assist-registration . Once submitted, a representative from the DTCC will contact you regarding the next steps. If you have questions or would like to discuss this before completing the registration form, please contact ALERTAssist@dtcc.com and a member of our regional sales team will get back to you. To complete the...
  • What is an 'Acronym'?

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    Each entity that uses the ALERT platform is identified by an acronym. The acronym is used for both the storage of SSIs and account information (for both buy-side and sell-side) and for the permissioning of access (for the sell-side).
  • What is an 'Access Code'?

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    The Access Code is the identifier assigned to an account by the investment manager. It has a maximum length of 12 characters and can contain digits 0-9 and uppercase alphabetic characters A-Z.
  • If I register today, how quickly can I be live on ALERT?

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    We will complete our compliance checks and set up an acronym within 48 hours, meaning that we're ready to start loading data from this point. The length of time to load your data will depend on the number of accounts you have, if you want to leverage the existing SSIs of a custodian or prime broker and the timeliness in the communication of data and the provision of responses to DTCC queries....
  • If I use a custodian or a prime broker who is not a source provider, can I still use the ASSIsT Program?

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    Yes. In this case we will load the data of the custodian or prime broker into ALERT and maintain it on your behalf.
  • Which custodians use GC Direct?

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    BBH JP Morgan BNY SSB HSBC Sumitomo
  • What are the steps if I want to link my accounts to the SSIs of a GC?

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    In order to leverage the SSIs of a GC ALERT client, a bilateral agreement needs to be in place between the GC and you, as the ALERT ASSIsT client. You will need to contact your GC client service representative and request the authorization letter from the GC which will authorize the GC to update SSIs on your behalf. This letter will then need to be forwarded to the GC representative and they...
  • What are the steps if I want to link my accounts to a prime broker?

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    In order to leverage the SSIs of a prime broker, you will need to contact us and provide the name of the prime broker and your client service representative. You will also need to provide the fund names that will be linked to each prime broker and specify if your funds trade in segregated markets. We will then reach out to our prime broker contacts to determine if they recognize the funds and...
  • Once I'm live on ALERT, do I still need to send my instructions via email to my brokers?

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    No. Once your instructions are in ALERT and live (i.e. your brokers have been permissioned) you should direct your brokers to view your information in ALERT, quoting your acronym. If your brokers are unable to see your information in ALERT, please obtain the acronym of your broker and send this to ALERTAssist@dtcc.com and request that they are permissioned access.
  • Can I register for ASSIsT and then move to standard ALERT to leverage PSET matching in the CTM system?

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    Yes. You can implement ALERT using a staggered approach, firstly onboarding through ASSIsT and then at a later stage we can move you to a standard ALERT contract.
  • What is the cost difference between ALERT ASSIsT and a standard ALERT contract?

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    ALERT ASSIsT is a free service for buy-side clients. A standard ALERT contract includes a monthly base-fee. For more information, please contact ALERTAssist@dtcc.com and a member of our regional sales team will get back to you.
  • What is the turnaround time for ongoing maintenance of data?

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    Any changes to SSI or account information and requests to permission broker access should be communicated to ALERTAssist@dtcc.com . These changes will be actioned by the DTCC within 24 hours of receipt.
  • How to Manage Product Administrators

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    1. From the ServiceCentral home page, go to Manage My Services - Manage Product Administrators 2. As a Product Administrator, you can make changes to other Product Administrators for the same ITP product(s) including modifying their details or removing their Product Administrator access 3. If you select Remove you can remove their Product Administrator access for a single product or across all...
  • Broker Lift Out Service

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    The Broker Lift Out service complements the ALERT ASSIsT service by providing broker/dealers with the opportunity to have a single route for all SSI changes, using the ALERT Direct interface. When a broker/dealer subscribes to this service, DTCC maintains the broker/dealer's clients' SSIs within the ALERT platform. DTCC reuses the existing ALERT Direct interface connection to route SSI changes...
  • ALERT Data Extracts (DART Reports)

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    All ALERT client types who require an extract of data from ALERT can submit a request for a DART report, output in the format of a Microsoft Excel file. Please note this service is chargeable and you will be requested to provide billing details when submitting a request. Full details on how to request a DART report are below, including which fields to populate depending on the type of data you...
  • Data Authentication

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    Data Authentication (DA) is the process that the ALERT platform uses to authenticate the entry, deletion, and modification of ALERT platform data. It can be used by both broker/dealer and investment manager client types and can be applied to the following data types: Data Type Broker/Dealer Investment Manager Account Settlement Instructions x Broker Access x General Account x Market Activation...
  • Collateral SSIs

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    Detailed information about on how to enter your collateral SSIs in the ALERT platform can be found at DTCC-Euroclear Global Collateral LTD - Collateral Standing Settlement Instructions . Note: access to this area of the Learning Center requires registration. Click Login or Register in the top right area of this screen and provide a business email to begin the process. Data Authentication is...

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