ASX is replacing CHESS with distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by Digital Asset
|Date and time||Topic*||Attendees**||Venue/Format|
|Wednesday 31 October, 2018, 9.30-11.30am||Accounts & Registration Details||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Wednesday 7 November, 2018, 2-4pm||Demand & Settlement Instructions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Wednesday 28 November, 2018, 3-5pm||Payment Providers||By invitation||AusPayNet Office|
|Tuesday 29 January, 2019, 10-12pm||Trade registration and AMO connectivity||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Thursday 14 February, 2019, 2-4pm||Transfers & Conversions (follow up to 8 Feb Technical Committee)||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 12 March, 2019, 11-12.30pm||Payment Provider Workflows & Connectivity||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday, 19 March, 2019, 2-4pm||Accounts & Standardisation of Registration Details (Participants & Registries)||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday, 26 March, 2019, 11-12pm||Accounts & Standardisation of Registration Details (Vendors)||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Wednesday 10 April, 2019, 2-4pm||Transfers & Conversions, SRN Enquiry||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 7 May, 2019, 10-12pm||Transfer of Novated Equity Transactions between Clearing Participants||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 18 June, 2019, 11-12.30pm||Payment Providers||By invitation||AusPayNet Office|
|Tuesday 18 June, 2019, 1-3pm||Electronic elections for DRP and BSP||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 9 July, 2019, 10-12pm,||Electronic acceptance of entitlement offers & holding adjustments||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 13 August, 2019, 10-12pm||Corporate Actions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Monday 26 August, 2019, 10-12pm||Corporate Actions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 27 August, 2019, 11-12.30pm||Payment Providers||By invitation||AusPayNet Office|
|Friday 6 September, 2019, 10-11.30am||Corporate Actions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Friday 6 September, 2019, 2-3.30pm||Corporate Actions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 17 September, 2019, 10-12pm||mFunds||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 15 October, 2019, 10-12pm||Investor information||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Thursday 31 October, 2019, 1-3pm||Corporate Actions||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Tuesday 12 November, 2019, 10-12pm||Settlement||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Thursday 14 November, 2019, 9.30am-11am||Payment Providers||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Friday 15 November, 2019, 11am-12.30pm||Settlement (Vendors)||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Thursday 21 November, 2019, 10-12pm||Demand Reporting||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
|Thursday 12 December, 2019, 10-11am||Excess Cash & Margin Settlement||By invitation||ASX Office/Skype|
*All meetings, including dates and sequencing of topics, are subject to change. This includes further topics and/or additional meetings based on stakeholder feedback and requirements.
** Invitees: varies each session, having regard to representation from a range of stakeholder cohorts relevant to the particular topic, including heavy users of functionality or because of feedback received via consultation/prioritisation survey.
Additional information regarding Focus Group process:
- For significant new and materially changed functionality, solution designs are first presented to a Focus Group for discussion and any feedback.
- Taking into account any feedback from the Focus Group, the solution designs are then taken to the Technical Committee for discussion and any feedback.
- Taking into account any feedback from the Technical Committee, the solution designs are then set out in technical documentation and provided to Digital Asset for development.
- Technical documentation is released approximately three months prior to the associated code being released in the customer development environment, with some exceptions to this time-frame. From June 2019 ASX will publish a summary of Focus Group and Technical Committee feedback and ASX responses in conjunction with relevant technical documentation release.