ESMA has issued a discussion paper regarding RTS and ITS under the Securities Financing Transactions and Reuse Regulation (SFTR Regulation). It includes detailed information on:

  • the procedure and criteria for registration as a trade repository under the SFTR Regulation;
  • the use of internationally agreed reporting standards, the reporting logic under SFTR Regulation and the main aspects of the structure of an SFT report;
  • the requirements regarding transparency of data and aggregation and comparison of data; and
  • the tables of fields, for the relevant types of SFTs.

Consultation closes on 22 April. (Source: ESMA consults on RTS and ITS under SFTR Regulation)