The SFT Regulation on transparency of securities financing transactions ((EU) 2015/2365) has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ). The Council of the EU adopted the SFT Regulation in November 2015, following adoption by the European Parliament in October 2015. The SFT Regulation will enter into force on 12 January 2016 (i.e. the 20th day following the date of its publication in the OJ). It will apply from 12 January 2016, with the exception of certain provisions set out in Article 33.