IOSCO has published its reports on business continuity plans for trading venues and intermediaries. The reports make recommendations to help manage identified risks effectively by requiring trading venues and intermediaries to establish and maintain appropriate business continuity plans. They also propose sound practices that should be considered when developing and implementing risk mitigation mechanisms and business continuity plans aimed at safeguarding the integrity, resiliency and reliability of their critical systems. (Source: IOSCO Reports on Continuity Plans for Trading Venues)