The document has been developed over the past years based on extensive feedback from members of the ERCC’s SFTR Task Force which represents over 150 firms covering the whole spectrum of the market. The Guide is not an alternative to the regulatory texts and the practices set out therein are recommendations only. It will continue to evolve to reflect additional guidance from ESMA and/or the NCAs or changes in the market consensus in relation to a specific question or market practice.
The guide itself is supplemented by other best practice documents developed by ICMA, including a collection of nearly 50 SFTR sample reports, an overview of repo life-cycle event reporting, as well as ICMA’s SFTR Quick Guide which aims to map and summarise the ICMA Recommendations. These additional best practice documents are available to ICMA members and can be accessed through the ERCC SFTR Task Force members’ page (ICMA member login details required).
The initial version of the ICMA Recommendations for Reporting under SFTR was published on 24 February 2020. The seventh and latest public edition of the document was released on 21 October 2021.
- ICMA Recommendations for Reporting under SFTR (last updated: 21 October 2021)
- Blackline version (showing all changes compared to the previous version published on 17 February 2021)
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