Ireland Update: SFTR reporting update issued by ESMA

On 19 March 2020 ESMA issued a public statement relating to the application of the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (“SFTR”). In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the reporting obligations for credit institutions, investment firms and relevant third country entities which were due to apply from 13 April 2020 have been delayed as well as the registration requirements for trade repositories (“TRs”).

 Updated 26 March 

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