The Depository Trust Company (DTC)
USA
An SEC-registered clearing agency and one of the world's largest securities depositories. It holds physical security certificates in custody on behalf of brokers, dealers, banks and other entities and provides for the transfer of securities using electronic bookkeeping entries known as the "book-entry" system. DTC is a subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).

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