- ESMA’s proposals for SFTR and EMIR technical standards
- What are ESMA’s proposals for reporting of securities financing transaction (SFTs)?
- What reporting obligations are proposed in the context of margin lending?
- What are the proposed reporting requirements for collateral baskets?
- How would re-use of collateral need to be reported?
- What would need to be reported in the case of centrally cleared SFTs?
- How will the proposals impact the registration requirements for trade repositories?
- Are the proposed data requirements for trade repositories consistent with EMIR?
- Is ESMA proposing to clarify the disclosure requirements for funds?
- What happens next?
Financial Services analysis: On 30 September 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and implementing technical standards (ITS) under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), and amendments to related RTS under the European Market Infrastructures Regulation (EMIR). Pauline Ashall, partner at Linklaters LLP, summarises some of the key points and explains what happens next.
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