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2017
MKK Transfers Technology to Asia
First Lentil Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
Issuance of the first Gold Backed Lease Certificate and Gold Backed Bond
First Nut Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
Borsa İstanbul Group launches New Office Buildings on its 143rd Anniversary
2016
The 18th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
Renewal of Business Continuity Management System Certificate (ISO 22301) was completed succesfully
First Soy Bean Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
First Sunflower Seed Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
Bosna Bank International Visit
The 17th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
e-CAS Presentation at IOSCO Meeting
MKK’s Technology Transfer to Africa Continues
The 16th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
MKK has been named as the winner in Best Research Database Turkey 2016
First use of MKK’s e-GEM in Africa
MKK Transfers Its Technology To Afrıca
MKK Annual Report 2015 was published
The 15th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
Participation to the 9th European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences Conference
MKK’s participation to the 9th Corporate Governance Summit
2015
MKK & Africlear has signed a protocol for the Implementation of e-GEM in African Capital Markets
First Olive Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
The 14th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
First Corn Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
MKK and Kazakhstan’s Central Securities Depository JSC (KACD) have signed an MoU
“The Goal and Status of SBR in Turkey” presentation in “XBRL Copenhagen Conference 2015”
MKK has become a member of AECSD
Review of Business Continuity Management System Certificate (ISO 22301) was completed succesfully
A briefing was made by MKK at TCMB’s seminar on “Payment Systems and Instruments”
The 13th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
As per the relevant Law, MKK is designated as a Securities Settlement System Operator.
Direct delivery of Statement of Holdings (MT 535) Messages to investors will start soon
MKK has been assigned by the CMB to provide trade repository services
A delegation from China Central Depository & Clearing Co. (CCDC) visited MKK on 02 June 2015
MKK showcased its innovative products and services at the 'CSD Innovation' panel in 'World Forum of CSDs'
e-GEM operations get streamlined with SWIFT technology
The 12th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
MKK's Information Security Management System Certificate was renewed by SGS United Kingdom
South Korean Central Securities Depository’s (KSD) visit to MKK
The 11ht BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
2014
MKK and Center for Application and Research on Finance (CARF) signed a Letter of Intent for Cooperation
First Paddy Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
MKK received Research and Development Center Certificate at the 3rd Private Sector Research and Development Centers Summit
MKK Participated EMC FORUM 2014
Launching the e-LRS Leasing Registry System
The 10th BIST Trends Report has been published in Turkish and English
MKK and National Settlement Depository (NSD) have signed an MoU
MKK and UNCITRAL jointly organized a panel titled Security Interests in Bank Accounts And Non-Intermediated Securities
Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC) and MKK Sign MoU on Cooperation
PDP Project receives TUBITAK support as an RD Project
MKK and Nasdaq OMX agreed on marketing and distribution of e-GEM (Electronic General Meeting Platform) to foreign countries.
Central Securities Depository Ad Skopje (MCSD) and MKK sign MoU on cooperation.
Review of Business Continuity Management System Certificate (ISO 22301) was completed successfully
National Depository Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan (NDC) and MKK sign MoU on cooperation.
The 9th BIST Trends Report Has Been Released in both Turkish and English
First Barley and Wheat Electronic Warehouse Receipts Issuance
The Eurasia Forum 2014
Financial Inclusion in Turkey Conference
SWIFT Business Forum
E-WAREHOUSE RECEIPT Training
Meeting with the Turkish Institutional Investment Managers Association
MKK Data presentation to the Turkish Institutional Investment Managers Association
17th International Securities Services Association (ISSA) Symposium
European Central Bank workshop on T2S
MKK has been granted awards on the Best Innovation and the Best Cost Efficiency Projects in 2014 IDC Turkey CIO Summit.
ACSDA General Assembly Meeting
MKK has become a member of AMEDA.
TURKEY and MKK in ISS MAG Q1 2014
The Future of Clearing and Settlement Conference
Meetings with Citibank and Deutsche Bank in London
STRATE and MKK sign MoU on cooperation.
CDS records have been started to be created by notifications sent to the PDP
2013
MKK s e-GEM: Electronic General Meeting Software is awarded with the first prize
MKK has been granted the ISO:22301 Business Continuity Management System Certificate
Customs and Trade Minister Mr. Hayati Yazici s statement on the Electronic General Meeting System (e-GEM)
e-DATA Project is awarded Best Big Data Project award in the Financial Sector category.
MKK is designated as an R&D Center by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology
Scientific and Technological Cooperation Protocol is signed with Yaşar University
European Exchanges Summit
Republic of Serbia Securities Commission Delegation visited MKK
SIBOS Dubai
Turkish-Arab Capital Markets Forum
European SWIFT Alliance Meeting
The Fifth ISE Trends Report Has Been Released
Islamic Finance Instruments: Prospects and Opportunities For Turkey
The Fourth ISE Trends Report Has Been Released
e-GEM Qualified in the First Place for
March 2013 First Electronic Warehouse Receipt Issuance
First icara (based on initial ownership) sukuk with a 364 days maturity which was issued by Asya Varlık Kiralama Şirketi is transferred to investor ac
March 2013 First Sukuk issuance in the Central Dematerialized System (Private sector)
Tunisia Depository and Clearing (TDC) and MKK sign MoU on cooperation.
The Third ISE Trends Report Has Been Released
JASDEC (Japan) and MKK Sign MoU On Cooperation.
2012
Harvard Law School Academic Blog article on e-GEM
The Second ISE Trends Report Has Been Released
Financial Times: Turkey moves first on e-voting
October 2012 : First Sukuk issuance in the Central Dematerialized System (Public)
The "auto pre-matching facility for FOP transactions" development is expected to go live by the end of 2012
e-GEM: Electronic General Assembly goes live
First issuance of certificates
Issuance of first dematerialized "certificate shares"
MKK continues to support capital markets stake holders by making a new discount in its fees.
"Stock Exchange Trends" Report Published with the Collaborative Efforts of MKK and Turkey Investors Relations
Dematerialization of Turkish Government Debt Securities to MKK started
Fee Schedule Revamped (50% Reduction on the central depository fees for Fixed Income Securities)
Issuance of the first "dematerialized commercial papers"
CRAweb Investor Module Has Been Transferred To The e-GOVERNANCE Corporate Governance And Investor Relations Portal
e-MKK Information Portal launched
Studies With ELİDAŞ Have Started For The Conversion Of Cotton Commodity Certificates İnto Electronic Commodity Certificates
Studies on Conversion of Cotton e-Warehouse Receipts Started
Electronic General Assembly System Presentation
OIC Member States' Stock Exchanges Forum Third Working Committee Meeting
TUBITAK - Information and Communication Technologies Top-Level Prioritization Group Meeting
MKK and Takasbank signed MoU with SIX x-Clear and SIS
SWIFT Membership & BIC Acquisition - MKKCTRIS
2011
Collaboration Protocol Signed with Ozyegin University for the Development of e-DATA: Capital Markets Databank Project
MKK"s "e-GEM: Electronic General Assembly" Project Awarded with TUBITAK (The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey) R&D Support
GLOBAL CUSTODY FORUM
Turkish Capital Markets Authorities Visited Albania Stock Exchange and Prepared a Consultation Report
Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE) Becomes an Affiliate of MKK - 5 %
AFME Post-Trade Corporate Actions Symposium
First shareholder benefit application on e-GOVERNANCE Portal
e-CAS (Second Phase) goes live
Issuance of first dematerialized asset backed security
Turkish Derivates Conference
Initiation of e-GEM: Electronic General Assembly Project
Issuance of first dematerialized asset covered security
Initiation of e-DATA: Capital Markets Databank Project
e-GOVERNANCE Portal launched
Global Business And Technology Association
As per SASE Request a Consultation Report Prepared for the Bosnia Herzegovina Capital Markets
Integration of e-GOVERNANCE Portal with e-GOVERNMENT Application
Issuance of the first dematerialized foreign currency denominated private sector debt instrument
First foreign currency denominated dividend payment
18. Annual European Clearing & Settlement Conference, ICBI
Capital Markets Licensing and Training Company Becomes an Affiliate of MKK - 10%
MKK fee schedule changed. Fees and commissions reduced
Software Development Phase Completed for the "e-COMMODITY Warehouse Receipt" Project
e-GOVERNANCE Portal project granted an R&D approval from TUBITAK
Erste Securities Turkish Capital Markets-Future Developments - Kurumsal Yöneticiler
Information on the Actual Shares Outstanding Started to be Shared on the MKK Portal
Amendment and Approval of the Articles of Association in Accordance with MKK"s new Vision
Execution of shareholder benefit service for an IPO
Implementation of "Gross Settlement" Practice
Establishment of the Electronic Fund Platform with Takasbank
2010
Meeting with Directorate General of Domestic Trade concerning Electronic Warehouse Receipts and Commodities Exchange
Establishment of the first direct link with a foreign CSD (OekB) and Issuance of the first foreign equities (Austrian Company Do&Co) in MKK
Signing MoU with KSD (CSD of South Korea)
Initiation of "e-GOVERNANCE: Corporate Governance & Investor Relations Portal" project
Issuance of first dematerialized warrant
OIC Member States' Stock Exchanges Forum Third Working Committee Meeting
Board of Directors ECSDA
2009
Initiation of e-CAS: (Electronic Customer Alert System) for domestic investors
Issuance of first dematerialized bank bills
MKK"s Central Dematerialized System (CDS) certified with the "ISO 27001 Information Security Certificate"
"e-Aattachment" application goes live
2008
Associate. Prof. Mr. Yakup Ergincan appointed as MKK"s new CEO
Beginning of studies with the Turkish Revenue Administration on "e-Aattachment" application
Dematerialization of 99 % of stocks
2007
Issuance of the first "dematerialized commercial papers"
MKK's Central Dematerialized System (CDS Software) awarded with the "Award of Merit" at the 7th Technology Conference by TUBITAK - TTGV - TUSIAD
2006
MoU signing with Palestine Capital Market Authority
Dematerialization of liquid funds
Issuance of the first dematerialized commercial papers
2005
Dematerialization of mutual funds excluding liquid funds
Dematerialization of stocks traded at the ISE
Dematerialization of first mutual funds certificates
2003
Initiation of the Central Dematerialized System
2002
Administrative Structuring
2001
Establishment