On 30 April 2021, ASX published updates to technical documentation relating to CHESS UI Connectivity and ASX procedure and guideline updates relating to Corporate Actions. Release notes providing full details can be found here.
On 23 April 2021, the CHESS Replacement newsletter was published for April 2021 and can be accessed here.
On 16 April 2021, ASX published updates to technical documentation relating to new features in CDE for mFunds including application and redemption orders, settlement and investor data related workflows. Separately, two new demand reports are also available for testing. Release notes providing full details can be found here.
On 14 April 2021, ASX provided an update on the changes following feedback from consultation on netting & settlement workflow. ASX is carefully considering all responses and will now take time to finalise the solution design. The revised solution is expected to reduce the development and testing effort for software providers and lower overall operational impacts on participants. Consequently, the messaging requirements and functional specifications will be deferred and a revised date for publishing the updated messaging requirements and functional specifications will be provided in mid-May 2021. The go-live date for the CHESS replacement project remains unchanged.
On 9 April 2021, ASX published the Q&A generated in the Implementation & Transition Webinar held 31 March 2021. The Q&A, webinar recording & presentation materials are available here.
On 7 April 2021, ASX published an information paper for issuers about CHESS Replacement readiness activities and changes that may require action in advance of go-live.